CS51 - Fall 2009 - Lecture 1
Why this course?
What is computer science?
Giving an unambiguous set of instructions to a computer that is sufficiently precise to accomplish some set task.
Computers, unlike humans, follow instructions exactly and will do so time after time after time.
We will be solving problems and then implementing the solutions in Java.
Introduction to java
Programs are compiled and can then be run on any machine that has an appropriate java virtual machine installed
class, method, instructions
mouse event handling