Introduction to Java
by Jane Meyerowitz, Deshendran Moodley
Publisher: University of KwaZulu-Natal 2004
Number of pages: 247
These lecture notes are designed for use in the first year Computer Science modules at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. They provide an introduction to problem solving, programming, and the Java language. They are not intended to be complete in themselves but serve as a complement to the formal lectures.
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