Java Methods A&AB, AP* Edition. Home Page. This book is out of print — see. Be Prepared Calculus. Questions in Calculus; O Download files. Students. Maria Litvin Implementing and Using Classes; Chapter In one volume, this new edition covers both the introductory Java/OOP material tested.

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The Litvin’s textbooks are much easier for High School students to read, focused on the AP subset, and have great rigor with lab assignments as well as test questions. The book could be really confusing at times and I felt like it was skipping over some parts methoss assuming we already knew the material.

My chapter tests are there for the taking! Algorithms and Recursion Chapter Perfect for AP computer science A. The more you dealt with in the jaba chapters, the more confused you will be.

It is an extremely important text for students wanting to succeed on the APCS exam and further their studies in computer science. Maria Litvin has taught computer science and mathematics at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, since Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Working through this book will not make you a Java expert right away, but it will bring you to the level of an entry-level Litvi programmer with a better than average understanding of the fundamental concepts. The students generally feel they can read the book and understand it. It’s not my habit to endorse any specific product but I’m so pleased with Java Methods I feel it’s worth it to “put methodw out there” and share my positive support.

I think these second books at first attracted me because they were easier for me to understand.


The Litvins have made this an easy-to-teach course with so many resources available. This is a positive because the two books use similar language and structure. I plan to use this text in my AP class when we switch to Java. Plus, there are some interesting case studies which students can take and run with. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

The concepts are introduced in a logical and comprehensive manner, which builds on previous sections and provides lasting understanding.

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In the past, I have had to create my own ‘case-studies’ to introduce beginning programmers to more complex, user-friendly, and actually useful programs. The arrangement of the book is absolutely incoherent.

Get to Know Us. Please see the complete review at AP Central for the previous edition. Basically, it seems that some of the texts I have reviewed are really written from a Java orientation and some seem to be more translations of older texts into Java, so to speak.

Everything was explained in easier terms, for people who did not have much experience in Java, and the analogies helped me understand a lot of the more difficult concepts. I am very impressed with the test bank that comes with Java Methods AB.

It is a good size – not so heavy as Deitel – and it is easy to follow. While methocs text itself is excellent – students who jzva the text do well in understanding and mastering the concepts of the AP course.

I just wrote to my district specialist that we need this. I find the assignments to be appropriate mava students preparing for that test. Recursion Revisited Chapter So far I have been even more impressed with their new texts. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. You can find out for yourself by visiting: English Choose a language for shopping.


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I will recommend this book to anyone who asks! I did receive the book you sent me. Classroom teaching in reinforced by the test prep further deepening student mastery. Find a way to make it happen. When the budget crunch in our district clears I think it is likely we will seriously methosd the Skylit AB book as well. Murach on Java is also fantastic. There was a broad range of difficulty in the questions, which was what we needed.

Skylight jaca offers a AP test prep book that aligns nicely with the text. I believe the book was well written. Amazon Renewed Refurbished oitvin with a warranty. I think, as best as I recollect, that this was our basic decision for returning to Litvin’s textbooks. It leaves me with the feeling that the authors is just in for the money. It is by far the best test bank that has ever crossed my desk.

Mon, 19 Jul It provides a course rather than a review. What metbods not changed is the authors’ respect for students, clear explanation of concepts, and realistic and fun case studies and labs.

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