BCIS    3630   FALL 2015

 

JAVA TOPICS TO BE COVERED THIS SEMESTER

 

JAVA program types, creating an application, applets,  syntax, variables, literals and  identifiers, methods, expressions, swing, , print, println. primitive data types, arithmetic operators, cast operation, final, string class, dialog boxes, joptionpane, scope, scanner class methods, , decision structures, if-else, relational operators, nested ifs,  logical operators, precedence, switch and the case structure, decimal format class,  printf  method, selection, exception handling, try/catch,  repetition, formatting, loops, while loop, nested loop, file input and output,  methods, passing arguments, local variables, classses, instance fields, constructors,  overloading methods and constructors, scope of instance fields, packages, import  statements, iteration,  instance, string arrays, arrays of objects, arrays, loops, external classes, table/arrays,  arraylist class

 

 

Starting Out with JAVA  -  CONTROL STRUCTURES THRU OBJECTS

 6th Edition, by Tony Gaddis     ISBN-13: 978-0133957051

buy at bookstore or at Amazon

do not buy the lab edition - it costs too much

 

 

 

 

You must BUY THE TEXTBOOK – do not ‘rent’ it as it is also used in BCIS 3680. Do not get the ‘Electronic’ copy as you will need to write notes in the textbook. Bring it to the first class, do not wait until your financial aid comes in if you want to pass this course – find the money and buy it now!

 

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CLICK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL JAVA

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html

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CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL  THE JGRASP   IDE WHICH WE WILL USE TO RUN ALL OF OUR JAVA  PROGRAMS:

http://www.jgrasp.org/

 

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These files were last updated   AUGUST  2015   by C. S. Guynes