IMPORTANT

By stephen April 17th, 2019, under Uncategorized

If you discover during implementation of phase 3 that you’d like to change the way you did some aspects of your original design, yes you MAY do that! Do not feel bound to the specific methods, classes, JavaDoc, etc. that you’ve already created.

Development is always an iterative process in which you learn things in later phases of the lifecycle that cause you to revise decisions you made earlier. This is a sign of health, not of sickness.

Zork++ file

By stephen April 17th, 2019, under Uncategorized

Alas, I had in mind to create a cool big westeros++.zork file for you to test with, but I’m afraid I haven’t had time. All I have to offer is the trinkle++.zork one.

Programming contest prowess!

By stephen April 13th, 2019, under Uncategorized

Congratulations to all the programming contest conquerers last night, including The Dynamic Duo of MountainScreamer and Kanghuaroo who took the CPSC 240 grand prize with 6 problems solved!



Great work, everybody!

Today’s example posted

By stephen April 12th, 2019, under Uncategorized

The “Gone with the Wind” activity from today’s lecture has now been posted to the class github repo. You can git pull to get Weird.java to appear in your iterator directory.

Quiz#5 posted!

By stephen April 12th, 2019, under Uncategorized

Quiz #5, the penultimate quiz of the year, has been posted and is due on midnight next Thursday. Unlike most, you may use a calculator. The quiz is timed at 45 minutes, of which you’ll probably use every bit.

More in-class code posted

By stephen April 12th, 2019, under Uncategorized

Today’s two code examples (illustrating the strategy and observer patterns) have been posted to the class github repo. Do a git pull to update your local workspace with these new files.

Fourth team programming assignment (Zork++ phase 3a) posted!

By stephen April 10th, 2019, under Uncategorized

The next phase of your team’s Zork++ project has been posted, and is due in one week. Pursue a team spirit! Work hard! Communicate! Consider others! And do not procrastinate!

Just one computer per team

By stephen April 9th, 2019, under Uncategorized

Ian, the Programming Contest maestro, has just released word that only one computer is allowed per team. (You may bring and use your own laptop instead of using a lab computer, if you wish, but your team may still only use one.)

In-class code posted

By stephen April 9th, 2019, under Uncategorized

Today’s two code examples (illustrating the iterator and decorator patterns) have been posted to the class github repo. Do a git pull to update your local workspace with these new files.

http, not https

By stephen April 9th, 2019, under Uncategorized

Btw, when you host your JavaDoc, the website you will go to is http://yourIPaddress, not https://yourIPaddress.