Introduction to Computer Science using Java
by Bradley Kjell
Publisher: Central Connecticut State University 2006
This is a first course in Computer Science using the programming language Java. It covers the fundamentals of programming and of computer science. These notes assume that you have the Java version 5.0 or later from Sun Microsystems, Inc. at java.sun.com and a text editor such as Notepad. They may be used with more sophisticated environments, as well.
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