Java is a high-level general-purpose language that has application in edge devices on the Internet of Things to desktop applications and network distributed enterprise class solutions.
The student will be able to establish a Java development environment on his or her machine and develop Java code. The student will understand the data types used in the language, the use of arrays, classes and structures. The student will be able to control the execution of a java application via loops, branching, and function calls. The student will know how to declare classes and instantiate instances of classes. The student will understand different techniques used to control the execution of the python code by branches, loops and so forth. The student will be able to use supporting libraries e.g.; logogrammatic and trigonometric functions. The student will be able to format output so that it is easily read by humans. The student will be able to navigate directories, create, read, update and delete files. This course assumes no prior knowledge of Java and leverages Java SE.
Students must attend at least 80% of classes to graduate with either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance unless a serious and verifiable reason for further absence is provided.
If completing the course online, attendance and participation is tracked through Moodle.
A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding of the Diploma.
This course will be assessed through continuous assessment.