Description : Presents the concepts of writing computer programs, covering such topics as variables, loops, functions, data files and arrays, modular programming, widgets, exceptions, and objects.
Description : A guide to the programming language describes how to build Python-enabled Web servers and applications, write mobile apps on the Android platform, develop sophisticated games, build GUI-based programs, and write Python scripts to automate tasks.
Description : Learning a complex new language is no easy task especially when it s an object-oriented computer programming language like Java. You might think the problem is your brain. It seems to have a mind of its own, a mind that doesn't always want to take in the dry, technical stuff you're forced to study. The fact is your brain craves novelty. It's constantly searching, scanning, waiting for something unusual to happen. After all, that's the way it was built to help you stay alive. It takes all the routine, ordinary, dull stuff and filters it to the background so it won't interfere with your brain's real work--recording things that matter. How does your brain know what matters? It's like the creators of the Head First approach say, suppose you're out for a hike and a tiger jumps in front of you, what happens in your brain? Neurons fire. Emotions crank up. Chemicals surge. That's how your brain knows. And that's how your brain will learn Java. Head First Java combines puzzles, strong visuals, mysteries, and soul-searching interviews with famous Java objects to engage you in many different ways. It's fast, it's fun, and it's effective. And, despite its playful appearance, Head First Java is serious stuff: a complete introduction to object-oriented programming and Java. You'll learn everything from the fundamentals to advanced topics, including threads, network sockets, and distributed programming with RMI. And the new. second edition focuses on Java 5.0, the latest version of the Java language and development platform. Because Java 5.0 is a major update to the platform, with deep, code-level changes, even more careful study and implementation is required. So learning the Head First way is more important than ever. If you've read a Head First book, you know what to expect--a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. If you haven't, you're in for a treat. You'll see why people say it's unlike any other Java book you've ever read. By exploiting how your brain works, Head First Java compresses the time it takes to learn and retain--complex information. Its unique approach not only shows you what you need to know about Java syntax, it teaches you to think like a Java programmer. If you want to be bored, buy some other book. But if you want to understand Java, this book's for you.
Description : Using the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory to craft a multi-sensory learning experience, the book uses a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep.--Publisher's note.
Description : A guide to JavaBeans provides more than two hundred questions and answers to help readers pass the Sun Certified Business Component Developer exam.
Description : Prepare for the PMP certification exam in a unique and inspiring way with Head First PMP. The second edition of this book provides 100% coverage of the latest principles and certification objectives offered in The PMBOK Guide, 4th edition, with a visually rich format is designed for the way your brain works. You'll find a full-length sample exam included inside the book. Using the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory, Head First PMP offers you a multi-sensory experience that helps the material stick, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. You get a thorough and effective preparation guide with hundreds of practice questions and exam strategies, along with puzzles, games, problems, and exercises that make learning easy and entertaining. More than just passing a test, a PMP certification means that you have the knowledge to solve most common project problems, but studying for a difficult four-hour exam on project management isn't easy, even for experienced project managers. The book teaches underlying concepts so that you can understand the PMBOK principles and pass the certification exam with flying colors. Head First PMP puts project management principles into context to help you understand, remember, and apply them -- not just on the exam, but also on the job.