Intro to Java Programming

Week 4: July 24-28, 2017

Learning to code is easy and opens endless opportunities and provides endless benefits for your child. This beginning programming class consists of several topics explaining in simple, easy-to-follow terms how to build a Java application. Students learn about project design, object-oriented programming, console applications, graphics applications and many elements of the Java language. These projects include a number guessing game, a card game, creating simple applets programs that run in a web browser. Students will learn computer science topics which can be applied to any programming language such as:

* Data Types and Ranges
* Scope of Variables
* Naming Conventions
* Decision Making
* Looping
* Language Functions - String, Date, and Numerical
* Arrays
* Writing Your own Methods (subroutines) and more...

Students can use either Mac Computers or Window Computers. All software is free shareware software.

For students entering grades 5–11. Minimum enrollment 8, maximum enrollment 12.
Program runs from 8:30am - 4:30pm. 

Cost: $495; Early Bird Discount $445 until March 15

Instructor: KO faculty member Michael E. Ligon teaches HTML, Javascript, Visual Basic.Net, and AP Computer Science using Java programming with Eclipse. He also teaches programming at Capital Community College. He enjoys teaching students how to create their own GUI (graphical user interface) screens.




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