As always, start this MP by reading R-E-A-D-M-E-F-I-R-S-T.txt, in the MP you checked-out from subversion.
This graded assignment consists of four short programs:
As Julius Caesar's lead programmer for the Roman Empire (RE), you need to write a program from scratch to help Julius encrypt and decrypt his military orders. This task is described in CaesarCipher.txt.
What You Will Learn
- Programming Skills:
- Reverse engineering (reading Java unit test code and figuring out the specification & implementation)
- Java Skills:
- Perform simple calculations using arithmetic operators.
- Use string instance methods length, charAt, concatenation.
- Use integer arithmetic (characters as integers, modulus).
What You Should Already Know