|Java: An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming, Global Edition||
Java: An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming, Global Edition
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For courses in introductory Computer Science courses using Java, and other introductory programming courses in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS, IT, and Business.
Ideal for a wide range of introductory computer science courses, Java: An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming, 8th Edition introduces students to object-oriented programming and important concepts such as design, testing and debugging, programming style, interfaces and inheritance, and exception handling. A concise, accessible introduction to Java, the text covers key Java language features in a manner that resonates with introductory programmers. Objects are covered early and thoroughly in the text. The author’s tried-and-true pedagogy incorporates numerous case studies, programming examples, and programming tips, while flexibility charts and optional graphics sections allow instructors to order chapters and sections based on their course needs. This 8th Edition incorporates new examples, updated material, and revisions.
Also available with Pearson MyLab Programming
MyLab™ Programming is an online learning system designed to engage students and improve results. Pearson MyLab Programming consists of programming exercises correlated to the concepts and objectives in this book. Through practice exercises and immediate, personalized feedback, MyLab Programming improves the programming competence of beginning students who often struggle with the basic concepts of programming languages.
· User Interface provides a new streamlined interface based on experienced user feedback. Course creation, configuration, and navigation are now easier than ever.
· Exercise Editor now allows you to easily create new programming exercises. In addition to assigning the hundreds of programming exercises already available in Pearson MyLab Programming, you can create and assign programming exercises to customize your course.
· VideoNotes Tutorials provide step-by-step video tutorials specifically designed to enhance the programming concepts presented in Introduction to Java Programming. Students can view the entire problem-solving process outside of the classroom–when they need help the most.
o Five new VideoNotes are included in this edition, for a total of 77 VideoNotes. These VideoNotes walk students through the process of both problem solving and coding to help reinforce key programming concepts. An icon appears in the margin of the book when a VideoNote is available regarding the topic covered in the text.
· Interactive Practice provides first-hand programming experience in an interactive online environment.
· Immediate feedback for incorrect answers give students personalized feedback differentiating logical and compiler errors . The error messages include both the feedback from the compiler and plain English interpretations of likely causes for the incorrect answer.
· The Plagiarism Detection Tool alerts instructors of potential plagiarism issues by checking:
o Students’ average submission rate
o Students’ average number of attempts until correct
· Pearson eText gives students access to their textbook anytime, anywhere. In addition to note taking, highlighting, and bookmarking, the Pearson eText offers interactive and sharing features. Rich media options let students watch lecture and example videos as they read or do their homework. Instructors can share their comments or highlights, and students can add their own, creating a tight community of learners in your class.
o The Pearson eText companion app allows existing subscribers to access their titles on an iPad or Android tablet for either online or offline viewing.
· Dynamic grading and assessment provide auto-grading of student assignments, saving you time and offering students immediate learning opportunities:
o A dynamic roster tracks their performance and maintains a record of submissions.
o The color-coded gradebook gives you a quick glance of your classes' progress. Easily drill down to receive information on a single student's performance or a specific problem. Gradebook results can be exported to Excel to use with your LMS.
About the Book
Emphasizes problem solving and programming techniques through Java syntax
· Graphics supplements have changed from Swing to JavaFX, with the exception of JOptionPane. The JavaFX material introduces drawing, layout, event handling, and common UI controls.
o The Swing chapters are still available online.
· Examples of event-driven programming with the