t.BA.IT.PROG2.19HS (Programming 2) 
Module: Programming 2
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Programming 2
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Version: 3.0 start 01 August 2019

Short description

Students learn the extended concepts of object-oriented programming using Java programming language and the associated Java Standard Edition environment. The objective is to create high-quality, comprehensible and easy-to-maintain program code using advanced methods, techniques and tools.

Module coordinator

Marti Christof (mach)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Students understand the concepts of concurrency and can correctly control and synchronize parallel tasks. You are able to identify and avoid problems. F, M K2, K3, K4
Students understand the extended functional language concepts of Java (lambda, streams) and can use them in a systematic and efficient way. F, M K2, K3
Students can design and build applications with a simple graphical user interface. F, M K3
Students understand the principle of Isolated Testing and can implement it with the use of mock tests. F, M K2, K3

Module contents

Extended Java concepts
  • Error- and Exception-Handling
  • Inner Classes & Anonymous Inner Classes
  • Lambda Expressions (Functional Interfaces)
  • Method References, Functions as arguments and return values
  • Functional Streams 
  • The Thread lifecycle
  • Thread safety, Atomic Types
  • Thread Synchronisation
  • Synchronized Queues 
  • Extended Monitor Concept, Lock & Conditions
  • Avoiding Deadlocks
  • Advanced Thread-Handling
Simple Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs)
  • GUI-Principles, -Architecture, -Components and -Layouts 
  • Graphical output (Graphics) and building custom components
  • Model-View-Controller, Event handling, Observer-Pattern
  • Use of complex components
Input and Output of data – Java IO
  • Handling files and directories
  • Reading and writing files
  • Java-Serialization, data encoding, character sets
  • Isolated Testing, Behaviour- vs. State-Testing
  • Stubbing and Behaviour-Verification
  • Writing Mock-Tests 

In the hands-on laboratories, students solve exercises tailored to the topic of the lecture.

Teaching materials

Materials will be issued as part of the lecture.

Supplementary literature

Java - The Complete Reference, 11th Edition, from Herbert Schild, McGrawHill, ISBN 978-1-26-044023-2
Java lernen mit BlueJ, 6. Ausgabe, David J. Barnes und Michael Kölling, ISBN: 978-3-8689-4907-0
Clean Code. A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship from Robert C. Martin, Prentice Hall, ISBN 978-0-13-235088-4.


Knowledge taught in PROG1

Teaching language

(X) German ( ) English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Type 3b
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Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded assignments during teaching semester Learning control questions and programming exercises written Per topic block Points 20%
End-of-semester exam Written Exam written 90 minutes Points 80%



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Course: Programmieren 2 - Praktikum
Programmieren 2 - Praktikum


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Course: Programmieren 2 - Vorlesung
Programmieren 2 - Vorlesung


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