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Archive for the “Java” Category

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: www.ultimatedeveloperevent.com. 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 […]

Tutors being Tutored

Posted on February 21st, 2012 by veber_dmit_

seemingly a novel idea, but sometimes, even tutors need a review on how to do certain things in certain disciplines. 2 weeks ago, there was a workshop within the sandbox that was only for sandbox employees to review how Swing in Java works. Swing is an extremely flexible library used for creating graphical user interfaces […]