Includes five practice exams and runnable code for 20 labs
Includes five practice exams and runnable code for 20 labs
Review and test preparation book for Advanved Placement examinations in computer science
Coverage includes C++ subset, classes and struts, arrays, strings, files and streams, recursion, linked lists, stacks and queues, trees, sorting, and searching; the Marine Biology case study; and four full-length practice exams.
"Blue Pelican Java" is a somewhat unusual high school computer science textbook. Most computer science texts will begin with a section on the history of computers followed with a flurry of definitions that are just "so many words" to the average student. The approach here is to first give the student some experience upon which to hang the definitions that come later. The usual practice of introducing classes and objects is deferred until the student has a firm grasp of the fundamentals (loops, decision structures, etc). Thus, the beginning student is not overwhelmed by the simultaneous introduction of OOPs and the fundamentals. The book includes plenty of exercises (many in "contest" form), programming projects, and a huge appendix.
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This book offers a thorough introduction to the concepts and practices of object-oriented programming in Java. It also introduces the most common data structures and related algorithms and their implementations in the Java collections framework. Chapters 1 14 follow the syllabus of the AP Computer Science in Java course. They will prepare you well for the AP CS exam. Chapters 15-18 on file input and output, graphics, graphical user interfaces, and events handling in Java will give you a better sense of real-world Java programming; this material also makes case studies, labs, and exercises more fun. Chapters 19-26 deal with more advanced data structures and algorithms. Chapter 27, Design Patterns, introduces more intricate aspects of object-oriented design and serves as an introduction to design patterns. The last chapter, Computing in Context, discusses creative, responsible, and ethical computer use.
Focusing 100% on the exam objectives, OCA: Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide is designed to make you fully prepared for this challenging exam. Between Java 7 and Java 8, Oracle has made the biggest changes to the language in a long time. In particular, developers will need to learn functional programming for the first time to pass the certification. This comprehensive study guide covers all of the key topic areas Java programmers will need to be familiar with, including: Java basics Operators, conditionals and loops String and StringBuilder, Array and ArrayList Methods and encapsulation Inheriting abstract classes and interfaces Exceptions Class design Object-Oriented design principles and design patterns Generics and collections Functional programming Advanced strings and localization Exceptions and assertions IO and NIO Threads Concurrency JDBC With this complete Study Guide, Java developers will gain the information, understanding, and practice they need to pass the OCAJP 8 exam.
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Timed tests, each offering challenging multiple-choice questions.
Provides practice questions and answers, a subject review, and three full-length sample exams.
Learning a programming language on you own can be daunting. Programming books can be confusing and incomplete. Program listings often do not work until you have mucked around using trial and error. I like to use books as reference after I have read them. Invariably, none of the books have the particular information that I want, nor do they have references to other information sources. “Java Programming -- What Do You Want To Do?” changes all that. Inside there are clear instructions on how to do what you want to do -- Basic structures, graphics programming with AWT and NetBeans, Advanced structures, test preparation, networking, cell phone programming and much more.