CSCI202: Computer Programming II

Updated 2019-01-17

Syllabus     XNA on YouTube     Academic Calendar     Final Exam Schedule

Final Test will be Tuesday, 5/7/2019 at 12:30 p.m.

Things students already know how to do:

Day #2. Thursday, 1/17/2019. Gamepad input

·         Sprites: Notes

·         Gamepad input and the if statement: Notes

·         Arithmetic: Notes

·         Keeping images on the screen: Notes

Homework due Tuesday, 1/22/2019. Zip the project (top-level) folder and put the folder in the drop box.

·         Program #1: Color Controller.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day #1. Tuesday, 1/15/2019. C#, XNA/Monogame, Visual Studio, and colors

·         Objectives:

o    Run a C#/Monogame program

o    Change background color using a named color

o    Change background color using R, G, and B variables

o    Set a random starting color

o    Change the color on every tick by incrementing R, G, and B.

o    Data types and type casting

o    The if statement

·         Programming and C#: Notes

·         What is XNA/Monogame? Notes

·         Setting defaults in C#: Notes

·         Colors on a computer: Notes, List of named colors in C#

·         Making decisions: Notes

·         Random numbers and type casting: Notes

Software used in this class

·         If you want the Visual Studio software on your own (Windows) computer, you can get the software (free) from Microsoft:
Visual Studio 2017 Community Edition.

·         You can download Monogame. If the installation process only allows for templates from Visual Studio 2010, that's fine; it'll still work.

·         Templates (need to link to them from Tools | Options | Projects and Solutions | Locations | User project templates location.

·         We will be using the following (free) image editor to create sprites for our programs: Paint.NET

·         We will be using the following (free) sound editor to edit sound files for our programs: Audacity

"Homework" due Thursday

·         If you haven't already done so, buy a game controller from the book store.

·         Read, print, and sign the Attendance, Test, and Homework Policies.

Interesting articles for programmers:

·         Top jobs, 2019

·         The Joys of the Craft

·         The Urge To Do It All Over Again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Videos

 

Misc

Day #3. Tuesday, 1/22/019. Game content: sprites & fonts. Arithmetic, timers

Homework due Thursday, 1/24/2019 at noon

Day #4. Thursday, 1/24/2019. Game content: sounds

Homework due Tuesday, 1/29/2019 at noon

Day #5. Tuesday, 1/29/2019. Shooting bullets, making noise, splash screens

Day #6. Thursday, 1/31/2019. Repetition

Homework due Tuesday, 2/13/2018:

Day #7. Tuesday, 2/05/2019. Repetition and a more flexible Draw method

Homework due Tuesday, 2/12/2019:

Homework: SKIP IN CSCI202

Day #8. Thursday, 2/07/2019. Shooting at an angle

Homework due 2/19/2019:

Day #9. Tuesday, 2/12/2019

Day #10. Thursday, 2/14/2019. Arrays

Day #11. Tuesday, 2/19/2019

Homework due Tuesday, March 13 ?????

Day #12. Thursday, 2/21/2019

Day #13. Tuesday, 2/26/2019. Bricks and Sprite Sheets

Homework due Tuesday, March 13

Day #14. Thursday, 2/28/2019: Debugging, sprite sheets

Complete program #7 due Tuesday, 3/20/2018 at noon.

Program #7, part 1 due Thursday, 3/15/2018 at noon.

Day #15. Tuesday, 3/12/2019

Complete program #7 due Tuesday, 3/20/2018 at noon.

Day #16. Thursday, 3/14/2019: Nested loops, 2D arrays

Day #xx???. Tuesday, 3/19/2019: Parameters

Day #17. Thursday, 3/21/2019: Mouse input, Minesweeper (in class)

Homework #8. Due Thursday, 3/29/2018

Day #18. Tuesday, 3/26/2019: Files

Homework #8. Due Thursday, 3/29/2018

Day #19. Thursday, 3/28/2019

Homework #9. Due Thursday, 4/05/2018

Day #20. Tuesday, 4/02/2019:

Homework #9. Due Thursday, 4/05/2018

Day #21. Thursday, 4/04/2019: Classes

Day #21. Tuesday, 4/09/2019: Life

Homework Due Thursday, 4/13/2016 at noon (handed out Day #18—3/30/17 due Day #21—4/13/17)

Homework due Tuesday, 4/25/2017

Day #20. Thursday, 4/06/2017: Lists

 

 

 

Day #22. Thursday, 4/11/2019: Test #2

Test will be Tuesday

Day #25. Tuesday, 4/16/2019: Classes

 

Day #26. Tuesday, 4/24/2019: More Classes and Objects

Homework due at the end of the semester

Day #27. Thursday, 4/26/2019: More Classes and Objects

Homework due at the end of the semester

Day #28. Tuesday, 5/01/2019

Homework due at the end of the semester

Day #29. Thursday, 5/03/2019

Final Test. Thursday, 5/10/2019

 

 

Earlier classes are below…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day #23. Thursday, 4/12/2017: Classes

Homework due at the end of the semester

Day #24. Tuesday, 4/17/2017: Classes and Frogger

Homework due at the end of the semester

 

 

Tuesday, 1/23/2019. No Class. Snow Day.

 

Tests

Day #29. Thursday, 12/08/2016.

 

 

Homework