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Introduction to Programming using Java, Version 8

Introduction to Programming using Java, Version 8

WELCOME TO the Eighth Edition of Introduction to Programming Using Java, a free, on-line textbook on introductory programming, which uses Java as the language of instruction. This book is directed mainly towards beginning programmers, although it might also be useful for experienced programmers who want to learn something about Java. It is not meant to provide complete coverage of the Java language.

The eighth edition requires Java 8 or later, and it uses JavaFX for GUI programming. Version 8.1 is a small update of Version 8.0. This version briefly covers some of the new features in Java 11 and makes it clearer how to use this book with Java 11 and later. Earlier editions of the book are still available. See the preface for links to older editions.

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Ralph Conrad
Ralph Conrad (Faculty)
2 years ago
David Eck has a newer edition available at the Open Textbook Library: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=166
Thiyagarajan S
Thiyagarajan S (Content Developer/Author)
5 years ago
This is a good tutorial to learn Java
Colin Archibald
Colin Archibald (Faculty)
10 years ago
This is really nice. I'm going to use it.
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