teaching machines

CS 491 Lecture 9 – Rattle Part II

Agenda add an edit Activity to Rattler sharing data across Activitys sharing global data across all Activitys update a database record writing a custom adapter playing a song speaking a song Editing Making a user-friendly UI for editing will take some work. Let’s just mock up an Activity that displays a song’s fields in some […]

CS 145 Lecture 8

Agenda an example animation finish summing compound booleans logical operators && and || Code Summer.java package lecture; public class Summer { public static void main(String[] args) { System.out.println(sum(100)); } public static int sum(int n) { int runningTotal = n; while (n > 0) { n = n – 1; runningTotal = runningTotal + n; } […]

CS 145 Lab 5

Reminder Submit your already completed checkpoints from lab 4 in the first 20 minutes of this lab. Lab will not be held on October 12 to give you time to study and because your instructor is out of town. Submit any unfinished checkpoints from lab 5 on October 19. Hurdles When you’re first learning to […]

CS 145 Lecture 7

Topics Covered what does this do? generating a random spelunking workout for loop = while loop, but more compact sum numbers 1 to n an acrostic editor mouse trails What does this do? public static String ?(??) { return text + ” :)”; } public static ? ??(String text) { return text.length() == 0; } […]

CS 491 Lecture 8 – Rattler

Agenda Start an application for composing ringtones Write a ListActivity Get a taste of Android’s SQLite API Share data globally throughout an application Insert and select from a database RTTTL Nokia put together a specification for a mini-language for encoding ringtones. It’s called RTTTL. The language is fairly straightforward. You’ve got three parts separated by […]

CS 491 Final Project – due before 11/17 and 12/?

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CS 491 Lecture 7 – Persistence of Ketchup

Agenda reflecting preferences in summaries actually setting default preference values inspecting files with adb restoring a paused game incorporating word categories passing information to spawned Activitys Updating summaries You can set a preference’s summary with: EditTextPreference pref = (EditTextPreference) getPreferenceScreen().findPreference(getString(R.string.goal)); pref.setSummary(“The first team to ” + prefs.getString(getString(R.string.goal), “0”) + ” wins”); So, how can you […]

CS 145 Lab 4

Last lab we looked at methods. Grasping this idea of pushing out sequences of instructions to these standalone “subprograms” is of utmost importance to your proper understanding of computer science and programming. It’s so important that this week’s lab does not introduce any new topics. Please take the time to ask questions and resolve any […]

CS 145 Lecture 6

Topics Covered what does this do? facing off the computer in guess-a-number generating a random spelunking workout an acrostic editor calculating average cell phone payment What does this do? public static String ?(??) { return text + ” :)”; } public static ? ??(String text) { return text.length() == 0; } public static ? ??(String […]

CS 145 Homework 1 – due before Tuesday, 10/4

See the PDF. Download speccheck_hw1.jar. Internet Explorer has an annoying habit of renaming this file. Make sure it ends in *.jar and not *.zip.

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