Part of the MSc in Geographical Information Science (Modular Access for Part-Time Study)
More info: http://www.lifelong.ed.ac.uk/geosciences/gis/
The course aims to provide a basic introduction to software object oriented engineering principles using Java.
It introduces a basic set of programming fundamentals such as:
- input/output techniques
- selection statements
- iterative loops
- basic data structures
It teaches formal class design techniques to address programming tasks and emphasises error elimination and testing strategies in code development.
Practical work is central to learning on the course both in supervised sessions and during the participants own time.
Mondays From 22nd Oct 2013 (5 weeks)