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COMP 2613 - Java Application Development

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This hands-on, intensive intermediate level Java course assumes a prior knowledge of object oriented programming as taught in COMP 1451. Students who have a solid introduction to programming will learn Java application development with the Java Standard Edition SDK using the Java framework core APIs and the Eclipse IDE. Topics include: packages, inner classes, file i/o, an overview of database connectivity, an introduction to concurrency, user interfaces, model-view-controller and other design patterns, and networks. Lectures and code examples are reinforced with hands-on labs, assignments, and mandatory online work outside of class using D2L. Successful participants will learn to use the Java standard coding style and naming conventions to build and deploy Java applications. By the end of this course students are prepared to move on to COMP 3613 Advanced Java Application Development and COMP 3617 Android and Mobile Applications in Java.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1451 or equivalent knowledge of object oriented programming.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$545.00

Fall 2016

Below are four offerings of this course for the Fall 2016 term.

CRN 37264

Tue Sep 13 - Tue Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE6 Rm. 104
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Online

Instructor

Sam Cirka

Course Outline

Cost

$545.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY: No class Nov 8. *(B)* IMPORTANT INFO: This course is 48 hours offered as a classroom (36 hours) AND online (12 hours) format. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face and requires an additional 1 hour per week online. Reading, home work and assignments may require an additional 5+ hours per week outside of class. The average total commitment for this course is 6-8 hours each week. Due to the substantial time required on labs and assignments, students are advised not to take any other programming language courses simultaneously. *(C)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 42511

Tue Sep 13 - Tue Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE6 Rm. 105
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Online

Instructor

Arash Ghavami

Course Outline

Cost

$545.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY: No class Sept 20. Course end date has been changed from Sept 13-Nov 29 to Sept 13-Dec 06. *(B)* IMPORTANT INFO: This course is 48 hours offered as a classroom (36 hours) AND online (12 hours) format. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face and requires an additional 1 hour per week online. Reading, home work and assignments may require an additional 5+ hours per week outside of class. The average total commitment for this course is 6-8 hours each week. Due to the substantial time required on labs and assignments, students are advised not to take any other programming language courses simultaneously. *(C)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 37263

Thu Sep 15 - Thu Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE6 Rm. 105
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Online

Instructor

Sam Cirka

Course Outline

Cost

$545.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* IMPORTANT INFO: This course is 48 hours offered as a classroom (36 hours) AND online (12 hours) format. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face and requires an additional 1 hour per week online. Reading, home work and assignments may require an additional 5+ hours per week outside of class. The average total commitment for this course is 6-8 hours each week. Due to the substantial time required on labs and assignments, students are advised not to take any other programming language courses simultaneously. *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval. No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 37262

Fri Sep 16 - Fri Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 09 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 890
Sep 16 - Dec 09 Online

Instructor

Paul Mills

Course Outline

Cost

$545.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* STAT HOLIDAY: No class Nov 11 (Remembrance Day). *(B)* IMPORTANT INFO: This course is 48 hours offered as a classroom (36 hours) AND online (12 hours) format. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face and requires an additional 1 hour per week online. Reading, home work and assignments may require an additional 5+ hours per week outside of class. The average total commitment for this course is 6-8 hours each week. Due to the substantial time required on labs and assignments, students are advised not to take any other programming language courses simultaneously. *(C)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Install and use the Java Software Developer Kit (SDK) Standard Edition and an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to develop Java applications.
  • Explore the use of Eclipse as a Java IDE.
  • Debug programs using a variety of methods including breakpoints, traces, and code stepping.
  • Build Java programs that conform to Java coding style, naming, and documentation conventions.
  • Demonstrate advanced object oriented development skills through the use of design patterns.
  • Develop an understanding of the fundamental classes of the Java application framework.
  • Implement graphical user interfaces using basic Swing GUI components and listeners for event handling.
  • Understand the basics of client-server architecture through an introduction to network programming.
  • Use the Java collection framework and serialization to manage and save object data.
  • Understand Java and its relationship to databases.
  • Develop database applications using JDBC protocols.
  • Build robust code using exception handling.
  • Implement solutions using I/O streams.
  • Demonstrate Model-View-Controller design through Java desktop application design.
  • Understand the basics of concurrent programming.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

COMP 2613 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Software Development (ASD)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Certificate

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