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CS 111: Introduction to Computer Science, Summer 2006
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Class meeting Concept Examples from class
Thu 18 May General Java syntax, Standard output
Mon 22 May Standard output
Variables, data types, constants
Assignment statements
Tue 23 May Casting
Using pre-defined classes, calling methods.
Math and Scanner class
Wed 24 May Introduction to Graphics (coordinates, drawing, basic Colors)
Calling methods
Passing arguments to method calls [some code to get us started] (the drawing I did in class)
Thu 25 May Object reference variables.
Object creation using new.
Using constructors.
More Graphics: creating custom Colors.
String object references [updated]
Tue 30 May Accessor and Mutator methods.
Static methods, static member data.
Factory methods for object creation.
Wed 31 May Expressions, selection using if statements.
Thu 1 June Selection: continued
Comparing floating point numbers,
comparing objects (e.g. String),
Switch statements
Mon 5 June Repetition using while loops.
Sentinel-controlled repetition.
Counter-controlled repetition. [lab6]
Tue 6 June Repetition using do-while loops.
Repetition using for loops
Wed 7 June User-defined classes, member variables, constructors, methods
Thu 8 June User-defined classes: constructors, methods
Constant class member data (static & final keywords)
Parameter passing and return values [some starter code] [to pause the animation] [my screen saver]
Mon 12 June User-defined classes:
toString, equals methods
Tue 13 June Enumerated types
Introducing arrays
Array indicies, operations.
Wed 14 June More array operations
Combining arrays with method calls
Arrays of objects
Thu 15 June
Review of arrays, lab8 revisited
Introducing Multidimensional Arrays
Mon 19 June 2-d array continued [updated] [some starter code] [my implementation]
Tue 20 June Inheritance, class hierarchies
Constructor chaining, overridden methods
Wed 21 June Access-modifiers revisted (public, protected, private)
Abstract classes and interfaces
Mon 26 June Exceptions, handling in try-catch
File Input/Output

Created by: Aaron Stevens,
Last update: 26 June 2006