j1-2k7-mtT09: Teaching Java: from High School Student to Professional Developer Blog

    Presentation by Bruce Quig & Ian Utting

    It goes without saying that programming is the key skill for software development professionals. It is also, traditionally, very hard to teach and learn. This talk by Ian Utting will introduce a set of free tools designed to introduce students to OO programming via Java in High Schools (Greenfoot), at the start of the University careers (BlueJ), and as they progress towards using full-scale professional IDEs (NetBeans/BlueJ Edition).

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