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Greenfoot Ch1 Vocabulary

Vocabulary from "Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot" by Michael Kolling.
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objects
Can be created from a class
methods
Objects have these. When invoked, these perform an action.
return type
The part of the method that specifies what a method call will return.
void return type
This kind of method does not return a value and represents a command.
non-void return type
The type of method that represents a question and has a return type.
parameter
A mechanism to pass additional data to a method.
int
integer return value
boolean
true/false return value
signature
When a method is created it has a return type, name and parameters. This is called the method's __________.
actors
Objects that can be placed in the world are known as these.
subclass
A class that represents a specialization of another. In Greenfoot, this is show with an arrow in the class diagram.
source code
This type of code defines what objects of this class can do. We see this code by opening the class's editor.
compilation
Source code needs to be translated into machine code before it can be executed. This process is called _______.
classes
The blueprint for the objects created from it. Greenfoot scenarios consist of these.
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