Language : English
Published : 2016-05-12
Pages : 576
Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ, 6th Global Edition
A Modern Approach to Functional Programming Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction is an introduction to object-oriented programming for beginners. The main focus of the book is general object-oriented and programming concepts from a software engineering perspective. The first chapters are written for students with no programming experience with later chapters being more suitable for advanced or professional programmers. The Java programming language and BlueJ-the Java development environment – are the two tools used throughout the book. BlueJ’s clear visualisation of classes and objects means that students can immediately appreciate the differences between them and gain a much better understanding of the nature of an object than they would from simply reading source code. Unlike traditional textbooks, the chapters are not ordered by language features but by software development concepts. The Sixth Edition goes beyond just adding the new language constructs of Java 8. The book’s exploration of this new language demonstrates a renaissance of functional ideas in modern programming. While functional programming isn’t new in principle, it’s seen a boost in popularity based on the current computer hardware available and the changing nature of projects programmers wish to tackle. Functional language constructs make it possible to efficiently automate currency, make use of multiple cores without much effort on the side of the programmer, are both more elegant and readable, and offer great potential in solving the issue of parallel hardware. Functional programming has become an essential part of the field, and Objects First with Java gives students a basic understanding of an area they’ll need to master in order to succeed in the future.
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This book covers jQuery including a developer-level introduction and an in-depth look into some of the more advanced features. The book focuses on features available as of jQuery 1.7.1. but also tries to incorporate feature support in older versions of the library wherever it is relevant.
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- jQuery Template plugin
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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Python Programming for Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours teaches you Python programmingon Raspberry Pi, so you can start creating awesome projects for homeautomation, home theater, gaming, and more. Using this book’s straightforward,step-by-step approach, you’ll move from the absolute basics all theway through network and web connections, multimedia, and even connectingwith electronic circuits for sensing and robotics. Every lesson and casestudy application builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you arock-solid foundation for real-world success! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Raspberry Pi Python programming tasks. Quizzes at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion. Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks. Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them. * Get your Raspberry Pi and choose the right low-cost peripherals * Set up Raspian Linux and the Python programming environment * Learn Python basics, including arithmetic and structured commands * Master Python 3 lists, tuples, dictionaries, sets, strings, files, and modules * Reuse the same Python code in multiple locations with functions * Manipulate string data efficiently with regular expressions * Practice simple object-oriented programming techniques * Use exception handling to make your code more reliable * Program modern graphical user interfaces with Raspberry Pi and OpenGL * Create Raspberry Pi games with the PyGame library * Learn network, web, and database techniques you can also use in business software * Write Python scripts that send email * Interact with other devices through Raspberry Pi’s GPIO interface * Walk through example Raspberry Pi projects that inspire you to do even more.
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The authors provide techniques that bridge the gap between accessing sensors and putting them to meaningful use in real-world situations. They not only show you how to use the sensor related APIs effectively, they also describe how to use supporting Android OS components to build complete systems. Along the way, they provide solutions to problems that commonly occur when using Android’s sensors, with tested, real-world examples. Ultimately, this invaluable resource provides in-depth, runnable code examples that you can then adapt for your own applications.
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