An Object-Oriented Approach to Programming Logic and Design

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Level(s): Flesch-Kincaid

Author : Joyce Farrell


486 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2006

©2011, Published


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An Object-Oriented Approach to Programming Logic and Design, Third Edition provides the beginning programmer with a guide to developing object-oriented program logic. This textbook assumes no programming language experience. The writing is nontechnical and emphasizes good programming practices. The ... more


Can be used alone in a logic course or as a companion to a programming language text in an introductory language course.

Introduces classes, objects, behaviors, and attributes very early on and includes chapters on other object-oriented topics such as inheritance and exception handling.

Provides a... more

New to this Edition

Object-oriented programming is stressed more from the start. Classes are used immediately, although in early examples they might have only a main() method.

In addition to the wealth of exercises and review questions that follow each chapter, there are now three running case problems that continue i... more