Java Ch. 1
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Java Ch. 1
Intro to Computers & Java
Software refers to:
Logical errors are mistakes that cause the program
to produce erroneous results. (True/False)
Another term for programs is:
Java source files end with the .class extension. (True/False)
The major components of a typical computer system
-Secondary storage devices
The contents of a variable cannot be changed while
the program is running. (True/False)
The two primary methods of programming in use today
Object Oriented & Procedural
Whereas ________ is centered on creating
procedures, ________ is centered on creating objects.
procedural programming; object-oriented programming
A characteristic of ________ is that only an
object's methods are able to directly access and make the changes to the
A computer program is:
A set of instructions that enable the computer to solve a problem or perform a task
Compiled byte code is also called source code. (True/False)
Application software refers to:
The programs that make the computer useful to the user.
The data contained in an object is known as
The Java Virtual Machine is a program that reads
Java byte code instructions and executes them as they are read. (True/False)
In the Programming Process which of the following
is involved in defining what the program is to do:
An Algorithm is:
A set of well-defined steps for performing a task or solving a problem.
An Applet is:
A small application.
A Variable is:
A named storage location in the computer's memory.
Source Code is:
Programming statements written by the programmer.
That a program may be written on one type of computer and then run on a wide variety of computers with little or no modification necessary.
An IDE is:
An Integrated Development Environment.
A Compiler is:
A program that translates source code into an executable form.
A cross between human language and a programming language and is especially helpful when designing an algorithm.