I am writing this article in support of the video we made on the topic — Getting User Input in Java. The video helps new learners by providing explanations on how to develop a simple calculator program. The user of the program types on the keyboard to enter two numbers. The program captures the two […]
About M. Shahriar Hossain
I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). My specialization is Data Science (Data Mining and Machine Learning.)
Entries by M. Shahriar Hossain
I am writing this article today in support of the video I made on Variables in Java. The video describes a little bit of theory and then demonstrates how you can use multiple variables in your program. I used simple applications — addition and subtraction of two numbers — to describe how to use variables […]
Writing the first program using Java can be intimidating, especially if someone is learning a programming language for the first time. Please do not be afraid or discouraged. If you saw someone write programs in the speed of light — especially in movies when there are only ten seconds left to a terrible happening, which […]
The practice of computing has become widespread over the last decade. Many people in non-computing disciplines now code using standard programming languages. Learning to code is not solely a curriculum-based effort anymore. Being able to write computer programs is an excellent skill because of many reasons. The article describes some of these benefits. The article […]
There are many misconceptions about Computer Science and Computing in general. The article outlines a number of them and explains why these misconceptions are unreasonable.