FIT9017: Week 2

Today Judy Sheard continued the introduction to the Java language whilst maintaining a conceptual anchor. Having worked through several Java text books prior to starting the course I was already familiar with most of the terms and concepts but a little revision never hurts. The topics covered in the lecture: Classes Fields Assignment Expressions Constructors Methods Parameters Accessor/Mutator methods Data types Display Information Visibility Modifiers The tutorial included some revision.. Read More

FIT9018: Week 2

Andy Cheng today presented an Introduction to Operating Systems,  focusing on Unix and Unix like operating systems. This lecture was a bit short due to a time and room change. We also had to finish the previous weeks lecture with some further analysis into the steps a computer takes to process instructions. The operating system is best defined graphically (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operating_system <- also has a good amount of relevant details.. Read More