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Java with BlueJ

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Ron McFadyen, University of Winnipeg

Pub Date: 2016

Publisher: Independent

Language: English

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Reviewed by Joseph Kendall-Morwick, Assistant Professor, Missouri Western State University on 5/21/18

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 programming course. For the topics that are covered, the book is quite exhaustive, covering small... read more


Reviewed by Charles Sheaffer, Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Asheville on 2/1/18

The text covers the basic aspects of programming in Java including variables, assignment, control structures, arrays, class definitions, and several of the basic Java classes such as String, ArrayList, Random, Scanner, Math, and wrapper classes.... 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 programminglanguage. The text assumes the student will be using the BlueJ developmentenvironment and provides some introductory BlueJ material. Our experiencehas been that BlueJ is easy to learn and provides a good programmingenvironment for the beginner programmer.

About the Contributors


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