Java Illuminated

Java Illuminated

An Active Learning Approach

eBook - 2019
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Written for the one- to three-term introductory programming course, the fifth edition of Java Illuminated provides learners with an interactive, user-friendly approach to learning the Java programming language. Comprehensive but accessible, the text takes a progressive approach to object-oriented programming, allowing students to build on established skills to develop new and increasingly complex classes. Java Illuminated follows an activity-based active learning approach that ensures student engagement and interest.

New & Key Features of the Fifth Edition:

- Updated to include Java 8 and Java 9 throughout the text
- The authors have replaced swing with JavaFx in Chapter 4 (graphics programming), Chapter 12 (GUIs) and in all graphics applications and Programming Activities throughout the book.
- A revised Chapter 2 now uses the jshell sandbox for immediate code feedback

Baker & Taylor
Presents an interactive, user-friendly approach to learning the Java programming language, covering such topics as data types, variables, and constants; expressions and arithmetic operators; graphical applications; and flow control.

Book News
This freshman computer science textbook introduces the fundamentals of object-oriented programming, the syntax of the Java language, good software engineering principles, and effective testing techniques. Anderson (Rollins College) and Franceschi (Loyola University Maryland) show how to instantiate objects, call methods of classes, design user-defined classes, and build graphical user interfaces. The fifth edition replaces Swing with JavaFX for graphics applications and adds online access to Turing’s Craft CodeLab programming exercise service. Annotation ©2019 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Burlington, MA :, Jones & Bartlett Learning,, [2019]
Edition: Fifth edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781284141092
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Franceschi, Hervé - Author


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