Home | Amazing | Today | Tags | Publishers | Years | Account | Search 
Threads
Threads

It is often the case that you would like a program to be able to do more than one thing at a time. You might, for example, want to monitor the keyboard for a key being pressed by a user and, at the same time, track the movement of the mouse by the user and repaint the screen. Each of these tasks can be thought of as a single thread in a...

Java in the Large
Java in the Large
The previous unit described the 'small' programming structures that languages such as Java offer. We have been concerned largely with how we store and operate on data, and how methods achieve their purposes. In this unit, we aim to show that Java is truly an object-oriented language. Object-oriented languages provide better...
Input, Output and Exceptions
Input, Output and Exceptions
Communication is vital. It is also potentially unreliable. This is true of human communication, but also of communication between humans and computers, or equally when one computer communicates with another across a network.

There are two fundamentally different ways of communicating with a Java program. In this
...
Java in the Small
Java in the Small
We have called this unit 'Java in the small' after atermcoined by DeRemer and Kron in a 1976 paper.This refers to the programming of the internal parts of programs, in particular the contentsofmethods. The previous unit introduced the idea of objectscommunicating through the invocation of methods on objects. In this unit you will...
Graphical User Interfaces
Graphical User Interfaces

In the previous unit we described how data such as that from a file could be communicated to a Java program. However, there is also a need to handle data that is communicated in more diverse fashions and, in particular, directly from a human. Such data is often taken into a system via a graphical user interface (GUI). GUI design is a major...

Packages and Abstraction
Packages and Abstraction
In thisunit,weconsider anumber of facilities of Java that are particularly useful for structuring larger systems.

Classesand class hierarchies are the fundamental structuring concepts for Java programs. In larger programs, consisting of many classes, we oftenneed ahigher level of structure also. The Java language provides the
...
Nursing Older Adults
Nursing Older Adults

"Never was a book like this more urgently needed. Its combination of authority and experience makes it especially valuable. Its wisdom is based on the knowledge and understanding of how growing frail really afflicts older people. We who have known independence and freedom need to have our lives respected. This book makes a good...

Coaching Skills: A Handbook
Coaching Skills: A Handbook

Review of the first edition:

"I have just read my first - and probably last - whole book on coaching. It is my last because it has done the job, giving me the most comprehensive examination of the art."
David Amos, former Deputy Director of HR at the DoH, writing in the Health Service
...

How to Get a PhD - 4th edition (Study Skills)
How to Get a PhD - 4th edition (Study Skills)

This is a handbook for Ph.D. students, providing a practical, realistic understanding of the processes of doing research for a doctorate.

New to this edition: a section on increasingly popular professional doctorates such as Ed.D., D.B.A., and D.Eng; material for supervisors of overseas, part-time, and mature students; and a...

New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning
New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning

“Like a compass guiding you to what’s important and why in this rapidly evolving field, this new edition is utterly stimulating but also thoughtful and measured.”
Daniel Cassany, Literacy Researcher and Teacher, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

"Essential reading for those...

Anti-Social Behaviour
Anti-Social Behaviour
    From the Daily Mail's claim of Britain being named ‘Yob Capital of Europe’, to the headline in The Times of ‘Tearaway given ASBO at 10’, the subject of anti-social behaviour has been given a huge amount of political, social, media, public policy and academic interest in recent years.

    ...

Words and Symbols: Language and Communication in Therapy (Core Concepts in Therapy)
Words and Symbols: Language and Communication in Therapy (Core Concepts in Therapy)
This book takes apart, lays out and repositions the most basic of therapeutic tools – the language used to communicate between therapist and client. It begins with a summary of the different schools of thought on language acquisition from infancy onwards. It addresses ways in which philosophical and social contexts may impact on the thoughts...
Result Page: 2 1 
©2018 LearnIT (support@pdfchm.net) - Privacy Policy