Higher Education

Fundamentals of Java: AP* Computer Science Essentials for the A Exam, 3rd Edition

  • Kenneth Lambert Washington and Lee University
  • Martin Osborne Western Washington University
  • ISBN-10: 0619243783  |  ISBN-13: 9780619243784
  • 592 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2003, 1999
  • © 2007 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.75
  • Newer Edition Available

About

Overview

Completely revised and updated, Fundamentals of Java: Introductory Course, Third Edition now covers all of the AP requirements for Computer Science Exam A.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers all the AP requirements for the 2007 Computer Science Exam A.
  • Contains updated case studies and lesson projects to help develop analytical skills.
  • Now in four-color!

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Getting Started with Java
1. Background
2. First Java Programs
3. Syntax, Errors, and Debugging
4. Introdcution to Control Statements
Unit 1 Review

Unit 2: The Next Step with Java
5. Introduction to Defining Classes
6. Control Statements Continued
7. Improving the User Interface
8. Introduction to HTML and Applets
Unit 2 Review

Unit 3: Arrays, Recursion, and Complexity
9. Introduction to Arrays
10. Classes Continued
11. Arrays Continued
12. Recursion, Complexity, and Searching and Sorting
Unit 3 Review

Appendices
A: Java Resources
B: Java Language Elements
C: Operator Precedence
D: ASCII Character Set
E: Number Systems
F: Java Exception Handling
G: Java Packages and jar Files
H: Files
I: The TurtleGraphics Package
J: AP Correlations

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

Activities Workbook, AP*  (ISBN-10: 1423903811 | ISBN-13: 9781423903819)

List Price = $82.95  | CengageBrain Price = $82.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.00

Instructor Resources, AP*  (ISBN-10: 0619243937 | ISBN-13: 9780619243937)

Student Supplements

Activities Workbook, AP*  (ISBN-10: 1423903811 | ISBN-13: 9781423903819)

List Price = $82.95  | CengageBrain Price = $82.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kenneth Lambert

Kenneth A. Lambert is a Professor of Computer Science at Washington and Lee University. He has taught courses in almost every subject area of computer science and has published several textbooks in introductory programming and data structures in C++, Java, and Python. He is the co-creator of the BreezySwing framework and is the creator of the breezypythongui framework.

Martin Osborne

Martin Osborne has been a Professor of Computer Science at Western Washington University since 1977, and various courses at all levels of the curriculum. He has coauthored four books with Ken Lambert, and has presented numerous papers and workshops on teaching object-oriented software development at national and regional conferences.