CS312 (Nandakumar) Startup - Things to Do

UTCS Account

Set up your UTCS account and confirm that you have access to Turnin.
Practice It Create a Practice It account.
Blackboard Set up your Blackboard account and confirm that you can see your grades.
Piazza Set up your Piazza account and confirm that you can see the discussion forums for CS 312 NANDAKUMAR .
Textbooks Get a copy of the textbook.
Clicker Purchase a clicker. iClicker+, iClicker2, and the original iClicker are all acceptable. Register your clicker at the iClicker website. Use your UTEID (no spaces) as your student ID. The frequency for my sections is CB (not the default AA).
Java If you want to work on your own system, download the Java SE Development Kit.
IDE If you want to work on your own system and want to use an IDE, download either BlueJ (simpler, fewer features, easier to learn, not recommended past CS312) or Eclipse Standard (complex, lots of features, harder to learn, useful beyond CS312)
Class Web Page Familiarize yourself with the class web page.
Microlab use guide
Guide to Microlab use