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Introduction to Java Programming with JBuilder 4/5/6/7, 2nd Edition


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  • NEW - Updated to JBuilder 4 and JBuilder 5JBuilder introduced throughout the book, rather than being clustered in one or two chapters.
    • Makes learning the latest version of JBuilder easy using this incremental approach because the new features of JBuilder are covered in relation to the topics in each chapter. Ex.___

  • NEW - UML graphical notations—Used to describe classes and their relationships throughout the book.
    • Enhances the treatment of object-oriented design and programming, and teaches students to use key notation they will use in the real world. Ex.___

  • NEW - Expansion of Part II, “Objected-Oriented Programming,” into four chapters—Strings are now in a separate chapter, and Chapter 9, “Object-Oriented Software Development,” introduces class design.
    • Provides a more in-depth introduction to object-oriented programming and design. Ex.___

  • NEW - More flexible organization—As reflected by the Dependency Chart in the Preface. Topics such as arrays, input and output, exception handling, Java data structures and object-oriented software development can be taught in a variety of orders.
    • Allows instructors to customize the book to their preferred topic order. Ex.___

  • NEW - Chapter 9: Object-Oriented Software Development.
    • Students learn the techniques for designing reusable classes. Ex.___

  • NEW - Chapter 19: Java Data Structures.
    • Students learn to organize and manipulate data efficiently. Ex.___

  • NEW - Several new appendices.
    • Provides students with additional background information. Ex.___

  • NEW - Additional resources on the Companion Website—Now includes an interactive online study guide.
    • Helps students to check their progress and understanding. Ex.___

  • The principles of programming AND the core features of Java—Covers principles of programming (e.g., control statements, methods, arrays, object-oriented programming, and inheritance) and the core features of Java (including Swing graphics programming, exception handling, internationalization, multithreading, multimedia, I/0, networking, and Java Collections Framework).
    • Students learn programming concepts and techniques as well as the Java language. Ex.___

  • Each example is described, and includes the source code, a sample run, and an example review.
    • Students learn Java from good representative examples which are chosen and presented in an easy-to-follow style. Ex.___

  • CD-ROM with each copy of the text—Includes all source code for the program in the Borland JBuilder 4 Foundation Software, answers to review questions, and solutions to the even-numbered exercises in the text.


  • Copyright 2002
  • Dimensions: 8" x 10"
  • Pages: 976
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-033364-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-033364-3

This revision of a best seller covers Java 2-the newest version of the Java programming language- principles of programming, and core Java features. The book includes all the subjects required in the Level 1 Java Certification Exam. The book is aided by Borland®'s JBuilder…œ—which can help readers not only develop Java programs more productively, but also learn Java programming more effectively. JBuilder…œ 4 is introduced throughout the book, making learning of JBuilder…œ easy, because the new features of JBuilder…œ are covered in relation to the topics in each chapter. A CD-ROM with each copy of the book includes source code and JBuilder…œ 4 Foundation Software. KEY TOPICS: A step-by-step approach first lays a sound foundation on programming elements, control statements, and methods; then introduces object-oriented programming; moves on to graphics programming; and concludes with advanced features that enable readers to develop comprehensive programs. Expansion of Part II provides a more in-depth introduction to object-oriented programming and design. Topics such as arrays, inheritance, Swing graphics programming, exception handling, internationalization, multithreading, multimedia, I/O, and Java data are featured. MARKET: For reference use by those in computer science, engineering and business careers who want to learn Java programming with JBuilder…œ.

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Table of Contents


 1. Introduction to Java and JBuilder.
 2. Primitive Data Types and Operations.
 3. Control Statements.
 4. Methods.
 5. Arrays.


 6. Programming with Objects and Classes.
 7. Strings.
 8. Class Inheritance and Interfaces.
 9. Object-Oriented Software Development.


10. Getting Started with Graphics Programming.
11. Creating User Interfaces.
12. Applets and Advanced Graphics.


13. Exception Handling.
14. Internationalization.
15. Multithreading.
16. Multimedia.
17. Input and Output.
18. Networking.
19. Java Data Structures.
Appendix A: Java Keywords.
Appendix B: The ASCII Character Set.
Appendix C: Operator Precedence Chart.
Appendix D: Java Modifiers.
Appendix E: Number Systems.
Appendix F: An HTML Tutorial.
Appendix G: UML Graphical Notations.
Appendix H: Rapid Java Application Development Using JBuilder.
Appendix I: Glossary.


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