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You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Would you like to change to the site? Cay S. View Instructor Companion Site. Contact your Rep for all inquiries. View Student Companion Site. Table of contents Preface v Special Features xxvi. Undetected location. NO YES. Big Java: Late Objects, 1st Edition.
Selected type: Paperback. Added to Your Shopping Cart. Editions Previous Next. This is a dummy description. Big Java: Late Objects is a comprehensive introduction to Java and computer programming, which focuses on the principles of programming, software engineering, and effective learning. It is designed for a two-semester first course in programming for computer science students.
Using an innovative visual design that leads readers step-by-step through intricacies of Java programming, Big Java: Late Objects instills confidence in beginning programmers and confidence leads to success.
Student View Student Companion Site. About the Author Cay S. Features This new text finally provides the Horstmann approach for an objects-late, one, two or three term comprehensive introduction to Java. Presents fundamentals first Takes a traditional path through the material, stressing control structures, methods, procedural decomposition, and arrays.
Objects are used when appropriate in the early chapters. Students start designing and implementing their own classes in Chapter 8.
The text includes practical, step-by-step illustrations of techniques that can help students devise and evaluation solutions to programming problems. Introduced within the chapters where they are most relevant, these strategies include: Algorithm design with pseudocode , Flowcharts, Hand-tracing, Storyboards, Adapting Algorithms Screencast Videos show Cay Horstmann explaining the steps he is taking and showing his work as he solves a programming problem.
This book contains a substantial number of self-check questions at the end of each section. Practice It and Practise makes Perfect pointers suggest exercises to try after each section, simple programming assignments, and a variety of online practice opportunities, including guided lab exercises, code completion questions, and skill-oriented multiple-choice questions provide ample opportunity for student programmers to practice what they are learning.
A visual approach motivates and eases navigation Photographs present visual analogies that explain the nature and behavior of computer concepts. Step-by-step figures illustrate complex programming operations. Syntax boxes and example tables clearly present a variety of typical and special cases in a compact format. Visuals can be browsed by students prior to focusing on the textual material. Beginning programmers often ask "How do I start?
The book contains a large number of How To guides for common tasks, together with additional worked examples and screencast videos on the web.
Big Java: Late Objects / Edition 1
Cay S. The second edition of Big Java, Late Objects provides an approachable introduction to fundamental programming techniques and design skills, helping students master basic concepts and become competent coders. The second edition is thoroughly updated for Java 8, includes new problem solving sections, and more exercises, some from science, engineering, and business. Most importantly, the Enhanced eText contains hundreds of activities for students to practice programming. The text is known for its realistic programming examples, great quantity and variety of homework assignments, and programming exercises that build student problem-solving abilities. Additional visual design elements make this student-friendly text even more engaging.
Big Java: Late Objects
You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Would you like to change to the site? Cay S. Big Java: Late Objects, 2nd Edition focuses on the essentials of effective learning and is suitable for a two-semester introduction to programming sequence. This text requires no prior programming experience and only a modest amount of high school algebra.