Course Description

Introduction to Software Development (Java)

Waterford College of Further Education

This Introduction to Software Development course has been designed to introduce students to the concepts of programming and the techniques involved in constructing small programs.
The course would be suited to people interested in learning the fundamentals of Java programming or for people considering returning to third level education in the area of Information Technology and /or computer Science. This course may also be of interest to people in the workplace who support software development projects.

• understand the concepts involved in programming such as Inputs, Outputs, Conditional Statements, Looping, Arrays and Strings
• be familiar with industry standard programming practices
• learn the principles of software design
• acquire skills to construct reliable software
• test programs effectively and write supporting documentation for program code
• solve problems which require a loop construct as a solution
• explain the technique: top-down development
• use the top-down strategy to devise a program to solve a simple problem

College Name Waterford College of Further Education
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Java
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Waterford City, Waterford, Ireland
Course Start Date 4th February 2019
Course End Date 29th April 2019
Course Fee €215
Course Duration 10 weeks
Course Times Monday 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Entry Requirements An understanding of the windows based operating systems such as XP, Vista and Windows 7. - An interest in learning a programming language.
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Course Provider

Waterford College of Further Education

051 870136
Admissions Office, Waterford city Ireland, Waterford, Republic of Ireland

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