Introduction to Java Programming

Introduction to Java Programming : International Edition

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Using a step-by-step approach that fosters self-teaching, the completely revised Fourth Edition of this text provides an outstanding introduction to Java programming in four parts. The early chapters outline the conceptual basis for understanding Java and guide students through simple examples and exercises. Subsequent chapters progressively present Java programming in detail, culminating with the development of comprehensive Java applications.
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  • Paperback | 952 pages
  • 202 x 253 x 34mm | 1,737g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0131201174
  • 9780131201170

Table of contents

I. FUNDAMENTALS OF PROGRAMMING. 1. Introduction to Java and Forte. 2. Primitive Data Types and Operations. 3. Control Statements. 4. Methods. 5. Arrays. II. OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING. 6. Objects and Classes. 7. Strings. 8. Class Inheritance and Interfaces. 9. Object-Oriented Software Development. III. GUI PROGRAMMING. 10. Getting Started with GUI Programming. 11. Creating User Interfaces. 12. Applets and Advanced GUI. IV. DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIVE PROJECTS. 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 and Bit Manipulations. Appendix F: An HTML Tutorial. Appendix G: UML Graphical Notations. Appendix H: Java Packages. Appendix I: Special Floating-Point Values. Appendix J: Glossary. Index.
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About Y. Daniel Liang

Y. Daniel Liang is the author and editor of the Prentice Hall Liang Java Series. His innovative Java texts have been adopted by many universities throughout the world. Dr. Liang is currently a Yamacraw professor of software engineering in the School of Computing at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia. He can be reached at
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