Alice in Action with Java, an innovative new text by Joel Adams, provides CS1 users with a meaningful and motivating introduction to object-oriented programming. Using a spiral pedagogy, Adams introduces key object-oriented topics using Alice 2.0, then circles back to the same concepts in Java. Alic... more
Designed for a CS1 course in the Java programming language.
Introduces software engineering through engaging movie metaphors.
Includes extensive examples, images, and end-of-chapter projects designed to reinforce and assess skills.
Provides Alice examples in Java syntax, easing the transition fro... more