Review for First Exam

Check with your instructor whether all of this material will be on your exam, and whether there is additional material that you are responsible for that is not listed here.

This exam covers Weeks 1-6 of the syllabus (a little more or less, depending on your instructor.) The corresponding chapters of the textbook are 1,2,3,5,7,8 and 9. (Check with your instructor!)

You should know the following concepts and terms:

General background / Data representation

Windows (you will probably not be tested on this directly, but you should certainly know these!)


Web pages and HTML


Searching for Information

History of Computer Science

You should be familiar with the contributions of these people:

You are also responsible for the answers to the questions in the homeworks and labs. Many of the questions on the exam will be based on the labs.