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Java Introduction - Ch. 1

by: Selena Thor

Java Introduction - Ch. 1 CSCI 1103

Selena Thor


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A brief introduction to programming in Java, and also CPU trends.
Introduction to Java
James Parker
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programming, java, basic java, Java basics, intro, Introduction, CPU
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Selena Thor on Saturday October 1, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CSCI 1103 at University of Minnesota taught by James Parker in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 24 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Java in Computer Science and Engineering at University of Minnesota.

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Date Created: 10/01/16
Introduction to Programming in Java Chapter 1 1. Object Oriented a. Objects: how they interact; main focus b. Functions: actions between objects/reusable verbs c. Arguments: actions w/ additional information to it i. Ex: object.method(argument, argument …); ii. James.teaches(CSci 1103);  Java is portable and 1. The dot shows that “teaching” is an action done by ease of use; speed and James. control 2. CPU Trends  Computers focus on a. Overall speed of computers doubles every 2.5 years quantity of data b. Focused more on throughput and quantity of data moved, and less on speed moved, not speed  Multiple threads run 3. All code is a list (sequence) of instructions, default behavior is to do next. on a machine but can 4. Thread: set of instructions computer tires to follow only handle one @ a a. Multiple threads run on a machine b. Each CPU core can only handle one thread at a time time  Compiling is 5. Compiling: converting code converting code, and code is a list of instructions. Object oriented is a way to write commands. Over the years, computer speed doubles every 2.5 years but is fosuced more on quantity of data moved rather than speed. Threads are set of instructions on a machine but can only handle 1 @ a time. Compiling is converting code.


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