Programming Applications

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Programming Applications

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Computer Programming, Computer Science, Information Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Module description:
    Aims:
    To introduce techniques for good design of user interfaces for applications. To provide practice in applying these
    techniques to user interface design in Java.
    Learning Outcomes
    Successful completion of this module will provide the student with the ability to construct well-designed
    applications in Java, using Human-Computer Interaction design principles. The module also serves to strengthen the
    students Java programming ability.
    Provisional Syllabus:
    Java concepts for GUI programming.
    Reasoning about programs: assertions, exceptions.
    HCI and user interface design: HCI design principles.
    Java Swing user interface architectures.
    Layout management concepts.
    Interaction styles.
    Dialog design.
    Task analysis.
    GOMS.
    User interface design for critical systems.
    Usability.
    Regular Expressions.
    Threads and concurrency.

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