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Java Essential Training for Students

Solution: Pizza ordering app

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    Taking a college-level programming course? Maximize your learning with these Java tutorials. Peggy Fisher explores command-level programming, basic techniques such as managing loops and creating methods, debugging Java code, working with classes and objects, and storing and sorting arrays. Along the way, she investigates the Java API and Java's capabilities for running simulations and algorithm analysis, and issues challenges to write programs that utilize all of these Java features.

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      Peggy Fisher

      Lecturer at Penn State University

      Peggy Fisher is a programmer and content manager at LinkedIn Learning.

      Peggy's main focus is application programming in Java, Arduino, and C++. She has also worked on courses in COBOL and discrete ,athematics. Previously she was a faculty member at Penn State University's College of Information Sciences and Technology. She started out as a programmer working for a large insurance company, but after 18 years she left her job as a director of information technology to pursue her true passion teaching. She earned a master's degree in math education, and went on to teach high school math and computer science in Pennsylvania. In 2012, Peggy accepted a position as an instructional designer at Penn State, and shortly thereafter began teaching Intro to Application Programming with Java. She is a strong supporter of women in STEM. As one of the few female programming teachers, she serves as a mentor to incoming female freshmen who are considering a career in programming. She was also the K–12 outreach coordinator for the college, where she scheduled, ran, and taught summer camps for middle school and high school students. In a PBS NewsHour interview, she expressed that all students should take at least one programming class either in high school or college. Peggy enjoys constantly learning and finding new and exciting ways to bring technology to life in and outside of the classroom, such as using Arduino microcontrollers or Lego Mindstorms, to help make learning hands-on and fun.

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    - I hope you liked that last challenge. What I'd like to do is take a look at my solution, but again, remember that your solution might be very different. I'm going to try and point out some of the key aspects that I chose for this program. Let's start with the pizza class. Remember, this is a super class because there's two types of pizza, regular and Sicilian, that will extend the pizza class. So at the top, I have public abstract class Pizza implements Comparable. We knew we wanted to be able to compare two pizzas based on their size. Next, I have some constant variables that show how big a pizza is. The small diameter is 12 inch, medium is 14, large is 16, and extra large is 18. I have a price array that includes the cost for each of those pizzas, respectively. Let's scroll down a little bit, and you'll see I have some constructors for the pizza class. What I want to show you, is on line 40, I have public abstract void getToppings. Can you think of a reason why I would want to…

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