6.092 | January IAP 2006 | Undergraduate
Java Preparation for 6.170

Calendar

The calendar below provides information on the lecture and assignment topics for the course. All assignments are due the next class day after they are assigned.

DAY # TOPICS ASSIGNMENTS
1

Object Oriented Programming

JavaTM Program Structure; Primitives

Control Flow

Arrays

Objects

Lab 1: JavaTM Basics, problems 1-4
2

Classes vs. Objects/Instances

Method Overloading

Inheritance

Abstract Superclasses

Interfaces

Polymorphism

Method Overriding

Lab 1 (cont.): Balls and Boxes, problem 7
3

Hashing

Data Structures

Collections, Advanced Control Flow

Lab 2: Madlibs
4

Advantages, Disadvantages of Writing Interfaces, Abstract Classes

True Subtyping, Composite

Throwing and Catching Exceptions

Nested Classes

Floating Point Precision

Defensive Programming

Writing a Graph and Depth-First Search Algorithm

Lab 3: Comparators and Ordering
5 Review, Question and Answer, Writing an Address Book Program that Loads and Stores Files to Disk

Optional Homework 1

Catch up on API reading for Collection, List, Map, Set, Comparator, Comparable, String, Object, Iterator, Iterable and any other class you are interested in

Optional Homework 2

Do optional 6.170 labs: JavaTM Basics; JUnit and JavaTM Libraries; Eclipse Debugger; Constructing GUIs with Swing