Aispuro E.E.,University of Baja California sur |
Licea G.,University of Tijuana |
Suarez J.,University of Baja California sur |
Sandoval A.,University of Baja California sur |
And 5 more authors.
Computer Applications in Engineering Education | Year: 2012
Extended Library for Visual Interactive Applications (ELVIA) is a programming tool developed and used by the two most important public universities in the Baja California peninsula in México. ELVIA provides a Java class framework that helps novice students of programming to automatically generate the graphical user interface of interactive applications, focusing in the classes and objects that compose the applications. This paper describes ELVIA, some application examples and experiences applying this programming tool in introductory programming courses. © 2009 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.