Java Programming

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Introduction[edit | edit source]

Welcome to the course! Introduction to Programming in Java is part of the School of Computer Science and is designed to be an integral part of the curriculum. It is a hands-on introduction to Java for non-programmers, similar to the general-purpose and language-independent course Introduction to Programming. See also Introduction to Computer Science and Introduction to Computers for introductory courses in computer hardware.

Prerequisites[edit | edit source]

Introduction to Programming, as well as sufficient knowledge of computers to be able to install and configure software.

Content summary[edit | edit source]

This is a hands-on introduction to writing programs in the Java programming language. It is designed for students that have no previous experience with programming.

Goals[edit | edit source]

This learning project offers learning activities to be able to understand and use fundamental Java elements including:

  • All of the Java primitives
  • References, objects and arrays
  • Control structures including loops, branches and functions

There will also be an introduction to some of the most commonly used library classes.

Lessons[edit | edit source]

Educational level: this is a tertiary (university) resource.
  1. Introduction
  2. Integer Variables
  3. Boolean Variables
  4. Strings
  5. Classes
  6. Inheritance
  7. Arrays
  8. Swing

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