ODU-CS Computing Environment
These links will help you to get set up once you arrive on campus.
ODU MIDAS Accounts and Access – info on setting up ODU MIDAS account and wireless network access
ODU-CS Account Setup
- Request a New CS Account – note: you must be enrolled in a CS course
- if you definitely will be enrolling at ODU and would like an account before the semester begins, please email the GPD
- ODU Systems Group – information about access ODU-CS computing resources
- Email Services – information on setting up your CS email account (this is required)
- CS Computing Labs
- Additional information from the CS 252 course
Popular Development Environments
- Java Projects in Eclipse (CS 382)
- Debugging Java with Eclipse (CS 382)
- Code Reading in Eclipse (CS 382)
In many of your courses, you will be asked to write (reports, papers, summaries). Here are some resources that might be helpful.
General Writing Resources
- Resources from ODU’s Writing Center – https://sites.wp.odu.edu/writingcenter/help-documents/
- OWL (Online Writing Lab), Purdue University
- Dr. Grammar, University of Northern Iowa – this site is no longer available on the live web, but the link will take you to an archived version
How to Write a Summary – http://public.wsu.edu/~mejia/Summary.htm
Online Course Webpages
These are web courses with all lecture notes publicly available.
CS 333 (Programming and Problem Solving in C++) – combines CS 150 and CS 250 (Programming and Problem Solving I and II)
CS 361 (Advanced Data Structures and Algorithms) – good preparation for CS 600 (Algorithms and Data Structures)
CS 381 (Intro to Discrete Structures) – good preparation for CS 500 and CS 600
CS 390 (Introduction to Theoretical Computer Science) – good preparation for CS 500 and CS 600
Thanks to Dr. Zeil for helping to compile these resources.