Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Reges, Stuart. Building Java programs: a back to basics approach / Stuart Reges, Marty Stepp.—2nd ed. Please see our supplements for the 4th edition. If you have an older edition of the book, you can still see the supplements pages for the 3rd edition or 2nd edition. Authors’ web site for Building Java Programs, a textbook designed for use in a first Java programming problems online); PowerPoint slides for 2nd edition, by .

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They would spend multiple pages showing you a way to do something, only to tell you that was the wrong way and then buildiny you a different way. Concepts are discussed in a crystal clear fashion so students should be able to answer questions. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Building Java Programs: A Back to Basics Approach, by Stuart Reges and Marty Stepp

The other case studies throughout the textbook have been expanded to better explain subtle points with which students often struggle. I had to actually buy supplemental books for my programming course just to be able to understand the material as this book was so confusing and unhelpful.

Inheritance and Interfaces Chapter New to This Edition. Signed out You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Write a customer review. Rather than just describing programming constructs, we talk in detail about how to apply each construct and where a novice is likely to go wrong when learning how to use each new construct.


The liberal use of graphics, including those created with text, is a powerful technique for helping learners to understand algorithms, concepts, etc Primitive Data and Definite Loops Chapter 3: See all reviews.

A back-to-basics presentation focuses on a traditional procedural approach first then builds into object-oriented programming, which allows students to learn both styles of programming.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Graphics Lab 4, Chapter 4: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? All of our early chapters end with a rebes “case study” example so that students can see how to apply the new concepts to a mid-sized program.

A Back to Basics ApproachSecond Edition, introduces novice programmers to basic constructs and common pitfalls by emphasizing the essentials of procedural programming, problem solving, and algorithmic javva. A Back to Basics Approach. Good book, but the DRM on it is super oppressive.

Implementing a Collection Class Chapter Sign Up Already have an access code? From —Stepp worked as a computer science lecturer at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Expressions, for Loops Buildijg 3, Chapter 3: We have a password-protected supplement area with further supplements to the textbook, including solutions to all exercises and programming problems, sample homework assignments and their solutions, sample exams, and others. Order now or request an instructor evaluation copy!

Building Java Programs: A Back to Basics Approach, 2nd Edition

If you’d like to get in touch with the authors to learn more about the textbook, please contact us at the following email addresses:. Classes and Objects Lab 9, Chapter 9: I will be switching my classes to this book. It gives students insight as to how to structure a program.

New appendix on Java language features.


Read more Read less. The eText app also doesn’t work on iPhones so if, like me, you were hoping to access the eText for reading while commuting rather than carry this beast of a book around, you are out of luck. We javx class tested it with thousands of undergraduates at the University of Washington, most of whom were not CS majors.

We know from years of experience that a broad range of scientists, engineers and others can be taught how to program in a procedural manner.

Once we have built a solid foundation of procedural techniques, we turn to object oriented programming. VideoNotes VideoNotes are step-by-step video tutorials specifically designed to enhance the programming concepts presented in Reges, Building Java Programs: You really feel that Stuart and Marty have control of their message. There’s also the textbook’s website where you could see all the powerpoint slides and a great website to learn is called practice-it.

Program Logic and Indefinite Loops Chapter 6: New supplementary materials, videos, online practice problems, updates, fixes, and more.

Solutions to exercises and programming projects, along with homework spec documents for many projects. The figures greatly enhance the corresponding narrative A new section in Chapter progarms on 2-D arrays of pixels.

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