Computer Programming has long been a daunting and intimidating topic for most beginners, high school students or fresh college students. This course will unveil the topic of Computer Programming in general and by the way answering some of the myths and questions people have around this topic of Computer Programming.
You will learn all the theory behind software development, including the needs and characteristics of a computer program.
You will learn what is a computer program
You will come out knowing exactly what is a language and what is a programming language.
You will learn about the 03 main programming platforms and the programming languages associated to them
You will learn about IDE’s, including the NetBeans IDE and Compilation whict is the translation process from our High Level Programming languages to the Low Level languages that the computer can directly execute.
You will learn about SDLC which is a methodology for analyzing the needs of an organization or an individual, and producing the software that meets those needs; This is a key characteristic of computer programs, which is problem solving.
No computer program exist out of a vacuum, they exist to solve specific problems
You will be introduced to the Java Programming language as a High Level Programming Language with some practicals using the NetBeans IDE.
Who this course is for:
- College students in any field related to computer science
- People who want to make career as computer programmers
- Beginner programmers in any Programming Language
- Anyone who wants to learn Computer Programming, may be to change career and be a Programmer
What you’ll learn
Defining a Computer and a Computer Program
Characteristics of a Computer Program
Programming Platforms and associated Programming Langueages
What is a Programming Language and Types of Programming Languages
What is Computer Programming
IDE’s and Compilation
SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)
Introducing the Java Programming Langauge
Programming in Java with the NetBeans IDE
Writing Computer Programs that can interact with the user