Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ
Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006 - Computers - 480 pages
Objects First with Java:
A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ
David J. Barnes
The BlueJ revolution goes on! The third edition of "Objects First with Java" has been fully updated for Java 5.0, and features a new version of BlueJ providing even stronger support for learning Java syntax and semantics.
New to the third edition
About the Authors
David Barnes has 25 years experience in teaching programming. He and Michael Kolling both teach introductory Java courses at the Universityof Kent, Canterbury. Michael Kolling was a key member of the team that developed BlueJ at MonashUniversityin Australia.
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From reviews of the original edition
"The book represents a valuable, new approach to introductory programming; it is still my best choice as textbook for the introductory programming course."
"This is the most innovative approach to teaching an Introduction to Programming course I have seen so far."
"I would like to thank the authors for their good job on this book, and the wonderful BlueJ, the best programming environment for students learning Java."
The first true 'objects first' introductory text; the best introduction to objects and OO programming concepts I have ever seen."
"--Michael Goldweber, ""Xavier""""University"""
"The more I read Barnes and Kolling's book, the more impressed I am with it. It is a pedagogical masterpiece."
"--Ian Bridgewood, ""Copenhagen""""University""""College""of Engineering"
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