IS612 – Object Oriented Concepts and Development Dr. Catherine Dwyer Fall 2010.
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IS612 – Object Oriented Concepts and Development Dr. Catherine Dwyer Fall 2010
Agenda Class introductions What is IS612? Overview of Syllabus Introduction to Java programming using Eclipse This week’s assignment
4 My Computing Background MS in CS (Pace), PhD in IS from NJIT, dissertation on privacy management in social networking site Two daughters, recent college grad (2008) and college freshman Prior Experience: Programmer/Analyst at NYC investment bank, Technology Coordinator at Graphics Design Firm Husband journalist with The New York Times Research interests: social networking and social media, online privacy management, and sustainability Links to my research on my web site: http://csis.pace.edu/~dwyer http://csis.pace.edu/~dwyer You?
Required Text and Software Lewis and Loftus, Java Software Solutions, sixth edition (fifth is also fine, and will be cheaper ) Bring your book to class every class meeting! Software: Java Eclipse Microsoft Visio (available through MSDNAA)
Overview of Online Resources for IS612 Course material is available on my Web site: http://csis.pace.edu/~dwyer http://csis.pace.edu/~dwyer Blackboard site - http://blackboard.pace.eduhttp://blackboard.pace.edu Faculty contact information Syllabus Assignments Course resources Links to Java online resources
What about programming? Why do MS in IS students need to know about programming?
What does IS profession say? Official IS description of this course: Programming FundamentalsProgramming Fundamentals Primary goals: What are the key object oriented concepts? How does the application of object oriented concepts improve the reliability of software? How is data created and managed in software? What makes up the practice of software development?
Why study Java? Of all the programming languages around, why do we study Java?programming languages
Java is the language of the Internet Designed to produce applications for a networked environment First major programming language available via download (see http://java.sun.com)http://java.sun.com Most popular “general purpose” language for web applications Builds on “C” syntax Is object oriented
Getting started with Java and Eclipse Trying out the Eclipse development environment Running your first Java program
Next Class Read chapter one of Lewis and Loftus and bring text to class Install Java and Eclipse on your home machine/laptop (see assignment for Week 01)