Java with BlueJ

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Ron McFadyen, University of Winnipeg

Pub Date: 2016

ISBN 13:

Publisher: Independent

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Reviewed by Joseph Kendall-Morwick, Assistant Professor, Missouri Western State University, on 5/22/2018.

There are, of course, many Java topics not covered by this book, but the book does a good job of covering important concepts for an introductory … read more



Reviewed by Charles Sheaffer, Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Asheville, on 2/2/2018.

The text covers the basic aspects of programming in Java including variables, assignment, control structures, arrays, class definitions, and several … read more


Table of Contents

  • 1 Introduction 
  • 2 Basics
  • 3 Control Structures 
  • 4 Classes in the Java Class Libraries 
  • 5 ArrayLists 
  • 6 One-Dimensional Arrays
  • 7 Designing Java Classes 
  • 8 A Brief Introduction to Graphical User Interfaces

About the Book

This book is Part I of a two-part set that introduces the Java programming language. The text assumes the student will be using the BlueJ development environment and provides some introductory BlueJ material. Our experience has been that BlueJ is easy to learn and provides a good programming environment for the beginner programmer.

About the Contributors


Ron McFadyen is a Professor in the Computer Science department at University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB.