This is the home page for CS 106, the second-level introductory programming course for students in the Global Business and Digital Arts program. In Winter 2016, it is being offered as Section 011 of CS 116 (AKA, CS 116X). Although this section is listed alongside the other CS 116 sections in the schedule of classes, it is completely different. Students cannot move back and forth between this GBDA section and the others. Information for all non-GBDA CS 116 students can be found on the main CS 116 web page.
A lot of the information on this page can also be found in a separate course outline.
For questions related to course content, contact Craig or Chrissy. The best place to ask questions is on Piazza, but you can also send email (add "@uwaterloo.ca" to the addresses below) or visit during office hours. For questions about marking, contact the Assistants first, who will consult with the Instructor if necessary. For questions about course logistics (particularly absences), contact the Coordinator.
|Week of||Lectures||Suggested readings||Other announcements|
Module 01: Processing recap [notes]
|Your CS 105 lecture notes|
|11 January||Module 02: Input and Output [notes, sketches]||Learning Processing, Sections 15.1, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3, 18.3, 18.4, 21.3, 21.4|
|18 January||Module 03: User interfaces [notes, sketches]|
|25 January||Modue 04: Physics and animation [notes, sketches]||The Nature of Code, Chapters 1 and 2 (Chapter 5 is relevant too, but we'll use a different library)|
Module 04 (continued)
|08 February||Module 05: Geometric context [notes, sketches]||Learning Processing, Sections 14.1, 14.5, 14.7, 14.8, 14.9 (but you don't need to worry about 3D for now)|
|15 February||No lectures (reading week)|
Module 06: 3D [notes, sketches]
Module 07: Recursion and fractals [notes, sketches]
The 3D parts of the Chapter 14 sections listed above
Learning Processing, Sections 13.11
Nature of Code, Chapter 8
Module 07 (continued)
Module 08: Randomness and noise [notes, sketches]
Learning Processing, Sections 13.3–13.6
Module 08 (continued)
Module 09: The shape of data [notes]
Module 09 (continued)
Module 10: Text processing [notes, sketches]
The first part of Shiffman's online notes about data
Learning Processing, Sections 17.1, 17.2 and Chapter 18
|21 March||Module 11: Structured data [notes, sketches]|
Module 11 (continued)
Module 12: Wrap up [notes]
Please see the bottom of the course outline page for more information about re-marking of assignments and the midterm.
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