Building Boardwalk, Byte by Byte

Building Boardwalk, Byte by Byte

Sophomores in this past fall’s “Intro to Java Language” class had a viable excuse for obsessing over a game: research. Provided with only the basic game graphics and a few weeks of instruction, the students were charged with building a fully functional computer version of the Monopoly board game. “Java was fundamentally a new language for all of them,”...