Learn to Program with JAVA in CS-237
at Plymouth State College
To be offered: Spring semester 1998
Instructor: Evelyn Stiller
Java How to Program Second Edition.
by H. M. Deitel and P. J. Deitel.
Prentice Hall, Inc. 1998
Programming with Java will cover the following topics:
- Introduction to the programming environment (WinEdit).
- Introduction to object-oriented concepts information hiding and
- Viewing problems from an object-oriented perspective.
- Variables, constants, literal values, and the atomic types.
- Assignment statements, arithmetic expressions, and order of
- The elements of a class, instance variables and methods, the
classifications public and private, and object creation.
- Flow of control with method invocation and the method main
- Scope of variables and methods.
- Static (class) vs. instance variables
- Value parameter passing and return values.
- Simple input/output.
- Conditional statements, if and switch, and relational expressions,
- Nested conditions and else.
- Graphical User Interface
- Event Handling
- Converting applications to applets
- Iterative expressions, while, for, and do-while.
- Nested loops.
- Arrays of atomic types.
- Arrays of objects.
- Using multiple classes, embedded classes.
- Object parameters
- File input/output
- Program design and class design.