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Welcome to The APCS Java Wiki

Fr. Chris Started this wiki to help with the exchange of information for helping you ask and answer questions about labs and AP Computer Science Questions. The homework assignments and test dates are here.


  1. Just for fun: Lifted Pixar's insight into taking computer science exams
  2. Learn some Python over the summer at or KhanAcademy
  3. Download page for Java SE JDK for Windows/Linux/OSX64 (See Windows Video) You need the Standard Edition (SE) of the Java Development Kit (JDK) for your particular operating system.
  4. DeathJockey Tutorials are great if you learn well by watching someone writing code.


  1. A programmer is sent to the grocery store with instructions to “buy butter and see whether they have eggs, if they do, then buy a dozen.” Returning with 12 butters, the programmer says, “they had eggs.”
  2. There are two ways to write error-free programs; only the third one works.
  3. You can't make a program without broken egos.
  4. Q: Why did the programmer quit his job? A: Because he didn't get arrays.
  5. Programming is 10% science, 25% ingenuity and 65% getting the ingenuity to work with the science.
  6. When Shakespeare asked, “To be, or not to be?,” he did not provide the answer. But computer science can! The answer is FF.
    ( '2B | !2B = FF' .. in binary '001001011 OR 110110100=11111111') 
  7. Chuck Norris can delete the Recycling Bin.
  8. When Chuck Norris throws exceptions, it’s across the room.
  9. Have you heard about the new Cray super computer? It’s so fast, it executes an infinite loop in 6 seconds.
start.txt · Last modified: 2018/10/19 09:27 by cthiel