Java for the Beginning Programmer
by Jeff Heaton
Publisher: Heaton Research, Inc. 2006
Number of pages: 336
Java for the Beginning Programmer teaches Java to someone with absolutely no programming background. This book focuses on core programming topics such as variables, looping, subroutines, and program layout. This course focuses on real programming techniques, and not using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to generate code. This course ends with an introduction to graphical user interface programming.
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by Elliotte Rusty Harold - Cafe au Lait
This is a tutorial introduction to Java that just covers what you need to know to start programming command line applications in Java. This is an introduction to the basic syntax of the language. Part 3 covers the basics of writing applets in Java.
by Patrick Niemeyer, Daniel Leuck - O'Reilly Media
If you're new to Java, this bestselling guide provides an example-driven introduction to the latest language features and APIs in Java 6 and 7. Advanced developers will be able to take a deep dive into areas such as concurrency and JVM enhancements.
by Allen B. Downey - Green Tea Press
This book is less about Java, and it is only partly about programming. It is about a way of thinking. Computer scientists have an approach to problem-solving, and a way of crafting solutions, that is unique, versatile and powerful.
by Lynn Andrea Stein - Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
Introduction to computer programming intended for students in standard CS1 courses with no prior programming experience. It is the first textbook to rethink the traditional curriculum in light of the current interaction-based computer revolution.