Here are some examples that we developed in the first class. The last one is one I developed right after class; it was kind of addicting...

Your homework is to post, by next Wednesday, a cool or fun Java Applet of your own design. You are free to make it on any topic (art, politics, design, make a game, etc.). It's probably easiest for you to start with the tools I used in the examples (ie: extend the BufferedApplet class.

You now have ITS accounts for this class. If you need to find out anything about your ITS account, you can look at

If you don't already have the Java Standard Development Kit (SDK), you'll want to download it from