Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Graphical User Interfaces in Java

GJA Acad. year 2006/2007 Summer semester 5 credits

Development of Java programming language, Java virtual machine, Java basic and object oriented features, types of Java applications (standalone application/applet/servlet), basic libraries(java.lang, java.io, java.util), library java.awt (Abstract Window Toolkit), events mechanisms in Java, image and sound handling, application development, applet development, libraries javax.swing, JavaBeans development, GUI programming tools, network services (java.net), network application development.

Guarantor

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Completion

Examination (written)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 26 hrs projects

Assessment points

50 exam, 10 half-term test, 40 projects

Department

Lecturer

Instructor

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

The students will get acquainted with the principles and history of Java programming language. They will learn about methods of application development in Java programming language. They will also get acquainted with ways of exploitation of standard libraries and tools for application development. Finally, the students will learn about differences in Java programming and programming in other languages.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

The students will improve their skills in programming language Java, in team work, and in preparation of project documentation.

Learning objectives

To get acquainted with the principles and history of Java programming language. To learn about methods of application development in Java programming language. To get acquainted with ways of exploitation of standard libraries and tools for application development. To learn about differences in Java programming and programming in other languages.

Study literature

  • Deitel, H.M., Deitel, P.J.: Java - How to program, ISBN 0-13-632589-0, Prentice Hall, 1997.
  • Niemeyer, P., Peck, J.: Exploring Java (2nd ed.), ISBN 1-56592-271-9, O'Reilly & Associates, 1997.

Fundamental literature

  • Cornell, C., Horstmann, C.: Core Java (2nd ed.), SunSoft Press, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-596891-7, 1997
  • Grand, M.: Java Language Reference (2nd ed.), ISBN 1-56592-326-X, O'Reilly & Associates, 1997
  • Campione, M., Walrath, K.: Java Tutorial, Addison-Wesley, ISBN 3-8273-1050-4, 1997

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Development of Java programming language. Java virtual machine.
  2. Java basic and object oriented features. Types of Java applications (standalone application/applet/servlet).
  3. Basic libraries(java.lang, java.io, java.util).
  4. Library java.awt (Abstract Window Toolkit).
  5. Events mechanisms in Java.
  6. Image and sound handling.
  7. Application development.
  8. Applet development.
  9. Libraries javax.swing.
  10. JavaBeans development.
  11. GUI programming tools.
  12. Network services (java.net).
  13. Network application development.

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  1. Individually assigned project throughout the course.

Progress assessment

Mid-term test, individual project.
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