Java Software Solutions: Foundations of Program Design

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Addison-Wesley, 1998 - Java (Computer program language). - 857 pages
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This book takes an object-oriented approach to Java using the Java 1.5 release in a way that is appropriate for those just learning to write high-quality programs. The book features both text-based and GUI-based examples to demonstrate computing concepts and provide readers with maximum versatility. This new edition has an earlier evolution of object concepts, developed in a way that capitalizes on the power of objects without overwhelming beginning programmers. It places less empahsis on applets and more emphasis on GUI-based applications, while still maintaining a clean division between graphical and non-graphical topics. This book is appropriate for beginning programmers who want to learn to program with Java as well as experienced programmers who want to add Java to their skill-set.

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Lewis has been the Representative for the 5th U.S. Congressional District of Georgia since 1986.

John Lewis is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Villanova University. He received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in 1991. Prof. Lewis' area of specialization is Software Engineering, with a particular focus on web-based software development. He regularly teaches courses in Object-Oriented Design, Software Engineering, and Algorithms & Data Structures. Prof. Lewis is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the IEEE Computer Society, and Sigma Xi, the scientific research society. He has won numerous teaching awards, and is active in the ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE).

William Loftus is a serial entrepreneur and author. He is currently the President and CEO of Gestalt, LLC. He has contributed to research in compiler theory, real-time software, software architectures, and interoperability. Bill has received many awards, including a Special Achievement Award from DARPA, and was named a finalist for E&Y's entrepreneur of the year. In 1999, he was recognized by the City of Philadelphia as one of the 40 most accomplished individuals under 40 years old. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and holds bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science from Villanova University.

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