Building Java™ Programs: A Back to Basics Approach Student Edition, 5e
Unique pedagogic emphasis
The layered teaching approach helps students learn at a manageable pace.
A focus on problem solving separates this text from those that utilize a language-centric approach.
An emphasis on algorithmic thinking, breaking problems down into smaller, more manageable pieces, helps students grapple with the challenges of large programs.
New - Sections added to Chapter 2 help students to understand for loops and creating effective tables for discovering patterns in nested loops.
Learning reinforcement tools
Case studies end each chapter, showing students examples of how to develop complex programs in logical stages and to test as they go.
Revised - Various sections throughout the text, including examples, have been rewritten to incorporate feedback from both students and instructors.
Revised - The Chapter 10 case study has been rewritten to feature a new program about elections and ranked choice voting.
New - Self-check problems and programming exercises have been added to every chapter, and others have been updated or revised.
Updated and timely
New - JShell information has been included in Chapter 2, bringing the text up-to-date with the latest version of Java.
New - Programming projects have been added to some chapters, including a ranked choice ballot project in Chapter 10.
Updated - Chapters 10 and 11 have been updated to include new syntax and features that have been introduced in new Java releases.
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