Advanced Statistics - Biology 6030
Bowling Green State University, Fall 2017
Lab Exercises - Stats for Java
Exercise 1: Chosing and Seting up a Development Environment for Compiling
To write code for your own analyses you need a Development
Enviroment. To help you navigate through the myriad of decisions
consult the Java
Programming Resources. To get a first understanding of what
the Java programming language is about, please review this Java
Tutorial. Specifically review Lesson: Object-Oriented
Programming Concepts of the Sun
Java Tutorial. You may also download The
Develop java programs using the Eclipse IDE from Eclipse. Download the current 64-bit version of Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers - Juno and install according to instructions.
Exercise 2: Create and Run a "Hello World" program.
Our hello world program is a java program that writes the words "Hello World!" to the standard system console.
- Start Eclipse
- Create a new Java Project by selecting the menu File->New->Project...
- In the project wizzard window select category "Java" and select "Java Project" in the project list. Click "Next"
- Enter a project name into the Project name field - "Hello World Project" and click "Finish"
- Create a new Java class. First select your Hello World Project in the package explorer and click the "New Java Class" button in the toolbar (it shows a green circle with a white C)
- Enter "HelloWorld" into the Name field and confirm that the box for "public static void main(String args)" method is checked. Click "Finish".
// TODO Auto-generated method stub
with the line
and save the file which automatically compiles HelloWorld.java
- Click the "Run" button in the toolbar (a green circle with a white triangle). You will be prompted to create a Launch configuration.
- Select "Java Application" and click "New". Click "Run" to run the Hello World program. The console will open and display "Hello World!"
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