This class requires no prior computer programming experience. Java is one of the more widely used computer languages . Topics inculde: the basics of program design, writing programs, integrating input and output, calculations, decision making, and loops. Class includes examples and skill-building exercises. Prerequisite: Basic pc or macintosh knowledge. Requirements: Microsoft Windows 98 or better, or Macintosh OS X or better, or Linux; Internet access, e-mail, the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and the Adobe Flash and PDF plug-ins (two free and simple downloads you obtain at http://www.adobe.com/downloads by clicking Get Adobe Flash Player and Get Adobe Reader). You will also need a working copy of the most recent versions of the Java Development Kit (JDK) and BlueJ (free downloads). Download and installation instructions are available in Lesson 4.
Continuing Education Level
Continuing Ed - Open Classes