Basic Object-Oriented Programming.- Computers and Programming.- Object-Oriented Introduction to Java.- Methods.- Classes.- Subclasses.- Some Useful Classes.- Reference on Primitive Types.- Other Java Constructs.- Loops.- Arrays.- Multi-dimensional Arrays.- Exception Handling.- Packages.- Interfaces and Nested Classes.- Aspects of Programming.- Programming Style.- Testing and Debugging.- Recursion.- Applications and Applets.- GUIs.
From the reviews of the first edition: "I would like to express my enthusiasm reading this excellent text on programming with Java. ... I would like to emphasize that this book is comprehensive, conceptually and methodically up-to-date, its content is both rigorously and clearly written. It is obvious that one of the authors' aims was to supply a easy learning textbook in this respect; this is the reason, why the book benefits, among other facilities, by a rather useful multimedia support on programming in Java." (Tudor Balanescu, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1082, 2006)