Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Reges, Stuart. Building Java programs: a back to basics approach / Stuart Reges, Marty Stepp.—2nd ed. Please see our supplements for the 4th edition. If you have an older edition of the book, you can still see the supplements pages for the 3rd edition or 2nd edition. Authors’ web site for Building Java Programs, a textbook designed for use in a first Java programming problems online); PowerPoint slides for 2nd edition, by .
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Building Java Programs: A Back to Basics Approach, by Stuart Reges and Marty Stepp
Maybe if all that had been added at the end of chapters in a “common mistakes” section or something it would have been more readable for beginners. Stuart Reges is a principal lecturer at the University of Washington where he teaches computer programming, programming languages, and discrete structures. You really feel that Stuart and Marty have control of their message. This is a VERY nice book. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
My wife is using this text for a required intro-to-programming class.
Important concepts are gradually introduced with an appropriate logic of precedence. Files Lab 7, Chapter 7: The 5th orograms will see major updates to reflect the new features of Java such as the JShell read-evaluate-print tool.
A new section in Chapter 7 on 2-D arrays of pixels. Detailed explanations build problem-solving skills by showing students how to apply programming constructs and common pitfalls to avoid. AmazonGlobal Buildijg Orders Internationally. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
New appendix on Java language features. Normal kindle rules should apply!
Binary Trees Bonus Slides: So our book begins with a traditional procedural approach. After reading on 2 devices, you will run into “License Limit Reached” The book also has a way of suddenly presenting blocks of code, which are dense and difficult to read through.
Write a customer review. It just happens to be the perfect book for learning Java at the UW. About the Author s. A back-to-basics presentation focuses on a traditional procedural approach first then builds into object-oriented programming, which allows students to learn both styles of programming.
I learned most from the included online videos. The figures greatly enhance the corresponding narrative Student Resources Answers for all self-check problems appear in Appendix A.
Also, through certain examples, they randomly stop explaining or completing the problem and don’t show you a final version.
Building Java Programs: A Back to Basics Approach, 2nd Edition
For instance, there is a whole section on throwing exceptions He has done research in geometric algorithms and security, taught several courses as a graduate student, and was a teaching assistant for several years.
I had to actually buy supplemental books for my programming course just to be able to understand the material as this book was so confusing and unhelpful. It matches well with Stuart’s style — his idioscracies, sense of humor, approach to internal style, and methods of problem solving. Chapters 6 and 7 contain new case studies that are more interesting than those included in the first edition. Expanded self-checks and programming exercises.
A Back to Basics Approach 4th Edition. New exercises and programming problems at the end of many chapters. Before that he spent a year as a developer at Microsoft on the Excel team. Get to Know Us. Arrays Lab 8, Chapter 8: Explore the Home Gift Guide.
Chapter 15 explores the issues that arise in the course of implementing a robust and powerful collection class.