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Java: A Complete Guide to Array and ArrayList

Posted on October 13th, 2014 by tong_lefe

Many students have confusions between Array and ArrayList in Java when it comes to the question of which to use. The major difference between this two is the static nature of Array and dynamic nature of ArrayList. Specifically, if you define and initialize an Array, you can never add or remove elements from it. However, […]

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A Quick Review of if-then-else Statements in Java

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by Kunal Deopare

There is a common misunderstanding in the parts that make up an if-then-else statement. Many students only recall two of the parts: if and else. However, remember that there are three parts that make up this conditional statement: if, else if, and else. Lets take a simple example: you want create a program that will […]

Java Review Session Monday 12/9

Posted on December 7th, 2013 by Kunal Deopare

The CIS Sandbox will be holding a Java review session this upcoming Monday, 12/9 from 5:00pm – 6:30pm. We will mainly be focusing on CS180. However, if you are in CS280 or CS603 and need a refresher in CS180 concepts, you are more than welcome to join! If you already have some questions that you […]

Free Student Passes to the Ultimate Developer Event: Nov. 20-22

Posted on November 13th, 2013 by kong_hail

There are 40 FREE student passes given to Bentley University for the Ultimate Developer Event, which is Nov. 20-22 at the Seaport World Trade Center. Check out the website: This is a great event for anyone learning to write code. You’ll note the full price conference ticket is $1,200. The four tracks are: Web […]

Interesting Article Emphasizing the Importance of Testing and Debugging your Code

Posted on April 23rd, 2012 by hebert_ryan_

Cracked – 5 Tiny Computer Glitches that Caused Huge Disasters While not directly relevant to coursework or emerging technologies, this article is definitely an interesting read. It is presented with a humorous tone, but the events described definitely demonstrate the issues that can be caused by the painfully simple yet program-breaking bugs we coders at […]

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