Absolute Java

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Pearson Education International, 2009 - Java (Computer program language) - 1266 pages

For undergraduate students in Computer Science and Computer Programming courses.

Praised for providing an engaging balance of thoughtful examples and explanatory discussion, Absolute Java(tm), Fourth Edition has been updated with numerous additional programming projects and coverage of web and database programming. Best-selling author Walt Savitch and contributor Kenrick Mock explain concepts and techniques in a straightforward style using understandable language and code enhanced by a suite of pedagogical tools. This edition also includes an extensive set of VideoNotes. Absolute Java is appropriate for both introductory and intermediate programming courses introducing Java.


  • PowerPoint Slides
  • Source Code from the book
  • VideoNotes
  • MyCodeMate Online Tutorial Service
  • Instructors Solutions Manual
  • Test Bank
  • Text-specific Website

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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

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About the author (2009)

Walter Savitch is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of California at San Diego. He received his PhD in mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1969. Since that time he has been on the faculty of the University of California in 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 and at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and has been a visiting scholar at the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica in Amsterdam.

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