Bleeding at the Keyboard: A Guide to Modern Programming with Java
by Gregory J. E. Rawlins
Publisher: Indiana University 1999
Number of pages: 291
Bleeding at the Keyboard made its first appearance as a material developed for the Fall 1999 C212 class at Indiana University, Bloomington. In this book, Rawlins try to guide us step by step on learning Java with the analogy of theatrical performance. Here we have objects (actors), classes (roles the actors play), methods (scenes the actors play out), Java interpreter (stage managers and producers), programmers (screenwriters and directors) and user (audiences).
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by Richard L. Halterman - Southern Adventist University
The author is using this text in his beginning computer programming course. It is aimed at students with little or no programming experience, and it uses DrJava as a vehicle for student experimentation object-oriented programming concepts.
by Ralph Morelli, Ralph Walde - Prentice-Hall
Functional and flexible, this guide takes an objects-first approach to Java programming and problem using games and puzzles. Updated to cover Java version 1.5 features, such as generic types, enumerated types, and the Scanner class.
by Monica Pawlan - Addison-Wesley Professional
This book will help you learn Java fast, hands-on, with as little complexity and theory as possible. The guide covers all the fundamentals by developing a simple program that gradually grows into a full-fledged eCommerce application.
by Byron Weber Becker - Course Technology
This book is an innovative approach to learning introductory object-oriented programming. Students are introduced to object-oriented concepts with simulated robots, a hands-on approach that is engaging and fun for both students and instructors.