Lesson Plan

Java Code: Does It Work? Test and Test Again

Testing software code can sure test one's patience. Future programmers learn about the importance of testing when writing code for computer software. They access the CodingBat website to test programs written in Java using three test cases.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a software engineer to give a presentation
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils must be familiar with Java
  • There is an associated activity, Java Programming: Testing the Edges, for the lesson
Pros
  • Provides some writing prompts to use as part of an assessment
  • Includes a list of vocabulary terms and their definitions
Cons
  • None
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