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Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot: Object-Oriented Programming in Java with Games and Simulations: International Edition Paperback – 15 Aug 2009

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  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson; 01 edition (15 Aug. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0132454289
  • ISBN-13: 978-0132454285
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 1.1 x 23.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,102,321 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot
Object-Oriented Programming in Java™ with Games and Simulations

Michael Kolling

Written by Greenfoot creator and BlueJ developer, Michael Kolling,Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot uses Greenfoot, an award-winning educational programming environment, to teach standard Java programming.

Greenfoot uses simulations and games to teach object-oriented concepts and principles in a fun, easily accessible manner. Greenfoot bridges the gap to Java programming; it scales up well making even advanced topics easy to teach.

Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot provides:

  • Standard Java programming foundation
  • Objects-first approach
  • Project-drivem, hands-on learning
  • Opportunities for students to develop animations, games and simulations quickly

To join the online Greenfoot community or check out shared resources for instructors and students, please visit www.greenfoot.org/book.


About the Author

Michael Kölling is a professor at the Computing Laboratory, University of Kent, in Canterbury, UK. He holds a PhD in computer science from Sydney University, and has worked in Australia, Denmark and the UK. Michael’s research interests are in the areas of object-oriented systems, programming languages, software tools, computing education and HCI. He has published numerous papers on object-orientation and computing education topics and is co-author of a Java textbook (Objects First with Java, Pearson Education, 2008.(ISBN 0-13-606086-2). Michael is one of the developers of BlueJ, an educational programming environment, and more recently, the Greenfoot platform. The Higher Education Academy elected Michael as a National Teaching Fellow in 2008.


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