For introductory Computer Science courses using Java (CS1 with Java), and other introductory programming courses using Java offered in departments of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, and Business.
In a conversational style, best-selling author Walter Savitch teaches programmers problem solving and programming techniques with Java. Readers are introduced to object-oriented programming and important computer science concepts such as testing and debugging techniques, program style, inheritance, and exception handling. Savitch includes thorough coverage of the Swing libraries and event-driven programming. The Java coverage is a concise, accessible introduction that covers key language features. Objects are covered thoroughly and early in the text, with an emphasis on applications over applets. The text’s highly flexible format enables instructors and readers to adapt coverage to their course needs.