Starting Out With C++ 8th Edition is intended for use in a two-term or three-term C++ programming sequence, or an accelerated one-term course. The book is written with clear, easy-to-understand language and it covers all the necessary topics for an introductory programming course.
This edition covers the core programming concepts that are introduced in the first semester introductory programming course. The problem-solving approach inspires students while introducing the C++ programming language. The style of teaching builds programming confidence and enhances each student's development of programming skills. Clear and easy-to-read code listings, concise and practical real-world examples, and an abundance of exercises appear in every chapter.
For courses in computer programming in Java Starting Out with Java: From Control Structures through Objects provides a brief yet detailed introduction to programming in the Java language. Starting out with the fundamentals of data types and other basic elements, readers quickly progress to more advanced programming topics and skills. By moving from control structures to objects, readers gain a comprehensive understanding of the Java language and its applications. As with all Gaddis texts, the Sixth Edition is clear, easy to read, and friendly in tone. The text teaches by example throughout, giving readers a chance to apply their learnings by beginning to code with Java.
A language independent programming guide aimed at equipping students with sound fundamental knowledge on logical thinking without the complication of language syntaxes.
In Starting Out with Visual Basic 2012 , Tony Gaddis and Kip Irvine take a step-by-step approach, helping readers understand the logic behind developing quality programs while introducing the Visual Basic language. Fully-updated throughout, the 2012 edition also includes an extensive set of VideoNotes, including walk-throughs of many of the in-chapter tutorials.
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