SEN4102 Wireless Programming with J2MEBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
SEN4102 Wireless Programming with J2ME Fall 3 0 3 6
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi PINAR BÖLÜK
Recommended Optional Program Components: Li Sing., Knudsen J., 2005, Beginning J2ME-From Novice to Professional, ISBN: 1-59059-479-7 Knudsen J., 2008, Kicking Butt with MIDP and MSA, Addison Wesley, ISBN:0-321-46342-0 Harvey Deitel, Paul Deitel, Wireless Internet and Mobile Business-How to Program, Prentice Hall, ISBN: 0130092886
Course Objectives: The J2ME and Mobile Phone Development Topics bundle provides Java programming language developers with a set of web-based instruction designed to provide a high level of advanced proficiency with Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME). The courses in this bundle begin with a review of key Java programming language topics such as exception handling and GUI components. They then progress with an overview of the new features of J2ME Wireless Toolkit 2.x and how they support Mobile Interface Device Profile (MIDP) 2.0 development.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Develop Java-based Wireless Applications and J2ME
2. Choose appropriate programming technologies and techniques to use when developing specific mobile application systems
3. Describe emerging standards, protocols and technologies in mobile applications development
4. Analyse key issues of concern in the development of mobile application systems

Course Content

The course content is composed of the basics of wireless programming, j2me, j2me development environment, event handling with midlet, gui design in midp, persistent storage in midp, networking in midp, wireless software design techniques, mobile applications with java me & blackberry, considerations, practices, and guidelines for mobile devices (blackberry), gui components with blackberry, blackberry event handling.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Wireless Programming
2) Introduction to J2ME
3) J2ME Development Environment
4) Event Handling with MIDLET
5) GUI Design in MIDP
6) Persistent Storage in MIDP
7) Networking in MIDP
8) MIDP / Midterm
9) Wireless Software Design Techniques
10) Mobile Applications with Java ME & BlackBerry
11) Considerations, Practices, and Guidelines for Mobile Devices (BlackBerry)
12) GUI Components Part I with BlackBerry
13) GUI Components Part II with BlackBerry
14) BlackBerry Event Handling


Course Notes / Textbooks:

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Homework Assignments 3 % 20
Project 1 % 10
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Laboratory 14 2 28
Study Hours Out of Class 4 6 24
Project 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 3 5 15
Midterms 1 17 17
Final 1 20 20
Total Workload 142

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.