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Course Schedule

This schedule is tentative and subject to change. Keep in mind that the slides may not include all the material discussed in lecture. You are responsible for any material we present in lecture, even if it does not appear in the posted slides. We also include the code examples presented in class.

Jim Henson Photo Jim Henson (University of Maryland College Park Alumnus)

  Monday Wednesday Friday Slides/Code Work
Week 1
(1/24)
Introduction to course Computer systems overview, What is Object Oriented Programming?, Course Software/Tools Intro.pdf
ComputerOrganization.pdf CourseSoftware.pdf
P1 Out
(Fri/Jan 28)
Week 2
(1/31)
Why Java? Simple coding examples, Text output, Variables and assignment Primitive types, Strings, Arithmetic operators, Comparison operators, Camel Case, Rules for Java Identifiers Input via the Scanner, If and if/else statements, Logical operators JavaIntro.pdf
JavaVariablesTypes.pdf
JavaVariablesTypesCode.zip
ScannerCondLogOp.pdf
ScannerCondLogOpCode.zip
Week 3
(2/7)
More details on if and if/else statements, Ternary Operator, Block statements, Style, Symbolic constants Loops (while, do whiles), JOptionPane For-loops, Blocks, Nesting of loops, Increment/decrement, Assignment Operators CondBlockStmtStyle.pdf CondBlockStmtStyleCode.zip LoopsWhileDoWhile.pdf LoopsWhileDoWhileCode.zip ForNestedLoops.pdf
ForNestedLoopsCode.zip
Quiz #1
(Mon/ Feb 7)
P1 Due
(Tue/Feb 8)
P2 Out
(Wed/Feb 9)
Week 4
(2/14)
Rules of precedence, Short-circuiting, Widening/narrowing conversions, Static Methods Intro to design, Project #3 Discussion Intro to objects and classes; Instance members PrecAssocConvStaticMet.pdf
PrecAssocConvStaticMetCode.zip
Design.pdf
FlagMaker.java
ClassesIntroI.pdf
Quiz #2
(Mon/Feb 14)
P2 Due
(Thu/Feb 17)
P3 Out
(Thu/Feb 17)
Week 5
(2/21)
Java memory model (call stack and heap), Garbage collection, equals method Class declaration, Method declaration, Passing values Instance Data, Static vs. Non-Static Methods, Constructors ClassesIntroII.pdf
ClassesIntroIII.pdf
ClassesIntroIIICode.zip
ClassesIntroIV.pdf
ClassesIntroIVCode.zip
Quiz #3
(Mon/Feb 21)
Week 6
(2/28)
Access specifiers (public, private), Get/Set/equals/toString methods, Variable Initialization, Midterm Review Testing, JUnit testing Commenting, Call stack (frames, etc.), Memory Maps, Parameter Passing, Copy Constructor ClassesIntroV.pdf
ClassesIntroVCode.zip
TestingJUnit.pdf
MemMapsPassingValues.pdf
MemMapsPassingValuesCode.zip
P3 Due
(Mon/Feb 28)
Midterm #1
(Wed/Mar 2)

P4 Out
(Wed/Mar 2)
Week 7
(3/7)
Java keyword "this", Visibility, Encapsulation, "API" Round-off errors, Intro to Java packages, Java libraries Details of String class, Math class, break, continue ThisRefEncapsulationAPI.pdf
ThisRefEncapsulationAPICode.zip
LibraryRoundOffErrors.pdf
ScienceExperiment.java
StringMathBreakContinue.pdf
StringMathBreakContinueCode.zip
Week 8
(3/14)
Exception handling (throw, try/catch) More exception handling (finally) Special Talk: Computer Vision by David Jacobs ExceptionsI.pdf
ExceptionsICode.zip
ExceptionsII.pdf
ExceptionsIICode.zip
Quiz #4 (Mon/Mar 14)
P4 Due (Wed/Mar 16)
Spring Break (March Sun 20 - Sun 27)
Week 9
(3/28)
Mutability, SpringBuffer, Eclipse debugger Arrays More details on arrays, Arrays of references MutabilityStringBuffer.pdf
MutabilityStringBufferCode.zip
TestingDebugging.pdf
TestingDebuggingCode.zip
ArraysIntro.pdf
ArraysIntroCode.zip
P5 Out
(Mon/Mar 28)
Week 10
(4/4)
Arrays, Privacy leaks Privacy leaks, Copying arrays (reference/shallow/deep copies) Two-dimensional arrays Arrays.pdf
Arrays.zip
CopyingObjects.pdf
CopyingObjectsCode.zip
TwoDimArrays.pdf
TwoDimArraysCode.zip
Quiz #5
(Mon/Apr 4)
P5 Due
(Wed/Apr 6)
Week 11
(4/11)
Wrappers, Stack, ArrayList, Switch Interfaces, Intro Polymorphism Interfaces, Project design WrappersArrayListsSwitch.pdf
WrappersArrayListsSwitchCode.zip
InterfacesPolymorphism.pdf
InterfacesPolymorphismCode.zip
Design.pdf
Midterm #2
(Mon/Apr 11)

P6 Out
(Mon/Apr 11)
Week 12
(4/18)
Method Overloading, Inheritance Intro
Iterators, MVC, Inheritance (super, this) Object class, Early/Late Binding, getClass(), instanceof Overloading.pdf
InheritanceIIterators.pdf
InheritanceII.pdf
InheritanceIII.pdf
P6 Due
(Thu/Apr 21)
P7 Out
(Wed/Apr 20)
Week 13
(4/25)
equals method, Inheritance vs. Composition Uses of Interfaces, Javadoc Javadoc, Command line, For-each loops InheritanceIV.pdf
Javadoc.pdf
CommandLineForLoops.pdf
Quiz #6 (Mon/Apr 25)
P7 Due
(Sat/Apr 30)
P8 Out
(Fri/Apr 29)
Week 14
(5/2)
Bitwise Operations, State-Transition Diagrams Java Packages Sorting/Algorithm Analysis BitwiseOperations.pdf
DynSysStateTransitionDia.pdf
Packages.pdf
GraphicsExample.zip
SortingAlgAnalysis.pdf
P8 Due (Sat/May 7)
Week 15
(5/9)
Review for final exam Review.pdf
Last Day Classes
(Tue/May 10)
Final Exam
(Fri/May 13, 4-6pm)