|| Anderson, Julie, and Herve J. Franceschi:
Java 5 Illuminated, 2005.
|| Course Pack for CS108, Prentice Hall Custom Publishing, 2005.
Horstmann and Cornell: Core Java 2, Volume I – Fundamentals (7th Edition), 2004.
Eckel, Bruce: Thinking in Java, 2nd Edition. Prentice Hall, 2002.
Available free on the web at www.mindview.net.
We will be using the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and debugger to
write, compile, and test Java code.
install Java and Eclipse.
We will be using the Java 1.5.0 Development Kit for our labs and projects.
|Java Class Library:
||The Java API Specification is the
MOST IMPORTANT REFERENCE
that you will use while programming. It is available at
|Java and/or programming links:
The ASCII Character Set
A tutorial on character code issues
A brief overview of the IEEE Standard 754 regarding
Floating Point Numbers
UNIX manual pages
A discussion of
Java packages and JAR files.
A short, entertaining animation about
pointers in Java (what I call references in class).