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Assessment task: Assignment 1
You will write a small Java program consisting of a few classes, in order to demonstrate your
understanding of topics from weeks 1 to 5.
This is an individual assignment. The work must be your own work.
Timelines and Expectations
Percentage Value of Task:
Minimum time expectation:
Sunday 2nd May, 2021 at 11:59pm (end of Week 6)
12th May – after this date, you would get 0% due to late penalties
Maximum time expectation: 8 hours
Learning Outcomes Assessed
The following course learning outcomes are assessed to some degree, by completing this
S1. Develop object-oriented programs involving several interacting classes.
S2. Develop, compile and debug code using an appropriate IDE
S3. Manage multiple versions of source code used to create separate software releases.
S4. Select appropriate ways to represent data and collections of data.
S5. Incorporate pre-written classes, including those from an API, into software solutions.
A1. Design, develop, test, debug and release programs from supplied program specifications.
Assessment Details / Tasks
The Pizza Place is a chain of take-away food outlets that make pizzas. They are wanting you to write a
program for them that lets them calculate the price of pizzas where the customer decides what toppings they
Coding Requirements and Contextual Information:
You need to make a class named Pizza which requires a constructor that specifies the size (either small,
medium or large), and the type of crust (either thin or thick). The selections specified here help to determine
the price that is charged as follows: Thick-crust pizzas cost $2.20 extra compared to thin-crust pizzas
(regardless of size), and the base cost of a pizza is determined by its size, then by what toppings are added.
The small is $5.50, the medium is $9.10, the large is $13.70.
A pizza can have up to 8 toppings but no more. The class must enforce the following limits:
One of these toppings can be a sauce. A Tomato-paste sauce costs $1.00, but a barbeque-flavoured sauce
Up to 3 toppings can be a type of meat/seafood. The options are:
The remaining items available as toppings are the following:
capsicum $0.30 onion $0.20
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egg $0.25 olives $0.35 garlic $0.30 cheese 0.20 pumpkin $0.50
The Pizza class must provide a toString() method which returns a String describing the pizza by stating firstly
the type of base and the size, then the toppings that are included, and then the price of the pizza. For
example the following two are possible combinations:
Small Thin-Crust pizza, with tomato-paste sauce, ham, salami, capsicum, mushrooms,
pineapple, cheese, price: $8.90
Large Thick-Crust pizza, with barbeque sauce, chicken, capsicum, tomatoes, mushrooms,
olives, pumpkin, cheese, price: $20.90
You also should create a class named Topping which can be used to represent the information about each
of the available toppings. In addition to the constructor, there should be getters and setters for the
information about the topping.
It is adequate (for this assignment), for the Topping class to be used just for obtaining information about
particular toppings – there is no requirement to link the Topping objects to the Pizza (but you can if you
choose to and feel confident about it). An adequate approach in the Pizza class is to use accumulation,
e.g. you could use a StringBuilder or StringBuffer, and you could gradually increase a price tally, to work
towards the final information.
Behavioural Requirements of program:
In addition to the coding requirements described above, your program needs to achieve the following
1. The program must present a welcome to the user.
2. The program must let the user make a selection of what type of pizza crust and what size they want
the pizza to be. The user should be presented with a list of the possible options, for making a
selection from the list.
3. The program must present the various toppings that are available (in whatever manner you feel
appropriate), and the user must be able to indicate their selections.
4. The user must be able to indicate when they have finished making their selections. At this point, the
toString method should be called to show the details of the pizza to the user.
5. The program should allow the user to be able to specify at least 3 pizzas without the program
Additional requirements of the assignment:
1. You should have at least 3 classes: the Pizza class, the Topping class, and the class containing the
2. You should try to create another class which contains several JUnit tests, so that every method of
the Pizza class is tested at least once for correct expected behaviour (a ‘pass’ test), and also so that
there are overall at least 2 ‘no-pass’ tests (tests which are expected to fail in some way).
Submission Requirements & Implications of Missed Deadlines
You need to use WinZip or similar, to gather all the source code files and other contents of your
Eclipse Project (or other IDE’s files) into a single file, which you submit onto Moodle. Most important
are the .java files, as these contain your code. A zip file lets you store a complete directory structure
(including subdirectories/sub-folders) – in Windows, right-click on the folder containing your project
and select “Send to” > “Compressed (zipped) folder”.
Before you can submit, you will have to accept the declaration of originality.
You must also click the “Send for marking” button before the due date, to finalise your submission.
Late submissions will have a penalty of 10% of the available marks for that stage, deducted for
each day (or part of day) that it is late. For example, if you submit 30 hours late, this is more than 1
day but less than 2 days, so a penalty of 20% of 20 (i.e. 4), will be deducted from what your work is
worth. If you have a legitimate reason why you won’t be able to submit on time, you must request an
extension from your lecturer in advance of the due date, by submitting the relevant documentation.
After the cut-off date, you will have accumulated a 100% penalty, and the most you would get is 0.
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The work will be marked according to the following scheme:
Ability to create appropriate constructors for custom-made classes
Ability to invoke constructors appropriately (to make objects)
Ability to write code involving decision/selection constructs
Ability to write code involving repetition constructs
Ability to form appropriate logical and relational expressions
Ability to appropriately use variables and fields in coding
Ability to write sequences of code to perform processing
Ability to use other programming constructs (e.g. arrays, classes from the Java API)
Appropriateness of the structuring of the project’s files (source code, and other project files)
Ability to write test cases in JUnit
Behavioural Requirement 1 is achieved appropriately and correctly
Behavioural Requirement 2 is achieved appropriately and correctly
Behavioural Requirement 3 is achieved appropriately and correctly
Behavioural Requirement 4 is achieved appropriately and correctly
Behavioural Requirement 5 is achieved appropriately and correctly
The total mark out of 20, will be scaled to a value out of 10 to contribute 10% to the final course mark.
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