Absolute Java, Volume 1

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Pearson/Addison Wesley, 2004 - Computers - 1066 pages
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With the second edition of Absolute Java, best-selling author Walt Savitch offers a comprehensive introduction of the java programming language. This book gives programmers the tools to master the Java language. He takes full advantage of the new Java 5.0 features and incorporates the new Scanner class. There is comprehensive coverage of generic types, including how to define classes with type parameters, collection classes done as generic classes, and linked lists done with type parameters.

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User Review  - Manaf - Goodreads

This was my book for my first programming course in my major (Software Engineering) Very good and helpful for beginner students in programming :) Read full review

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User Review  - fullerenedream - LibraryThing

Absolute Java works better as a reference than a textbook. Jargon is sometimes used on one page and not defined until several pages later! Read full review

Contents

Getting Started
2
Objects and Methods
3
Class Loader
10
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Walter Savitch is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of California-San Diego. He received his PhD in mathematics from the University of California-Berkeley in 1969. Since that time he has been on the faculty of the University of California-San Diego (UCSD). He served as director of the UCSD Interdisciplinary PhD program in cognitive science for over ten years. He has served as a visiting researcher at the computer science departments of the University of Washington in Seattle and at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and has been a visiting scholar at the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica in Amsterdam.
Kenrick Mock is an Associate Professor at the University of Alaska-Anchorage. He has also taught at Washington Stat University, Portland State University, and the University of California-Davis. He teaches undergraduate computer science courses across the curriculum including introductory C++, Java(TM), Visual Basic(R) for non-programmers, algorithms, computer security, and artificial intelligence. With the Coastal Marine Institute at UAA, he helped develop a computer system to aid in research about Alaska sea ice and the atmosphere. Before becoming a teacher, Mock was a research scientist and software engineer at Intel(TM). He received a PhD in computer science from UC Davis.

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