GridWorld is the case study for the 2008 AP CS exam (and beyond). GridWorld uses an engaging environment that allows students to create and test actors with a wide variety of behaviors.

Narrative by Chris Nevison and Barbara Cloud Wells, Colgate University

Framework design and implementation by Cay Horstmann, San Jose State University

Images created by Chris Renard, a student at the School for the Talented and Gifted, Dallas Independent School District


Official information about GridWorld is available from the College Board.

This unofficial site contains additional information for GridWorld enthusiasts.

If you have comments about the narrative or installation guide, please contact Fran Trees. If you have trouble running GridWorld, please contact the AP Computer Science mailing list. (Don't know how to sign up for the mailing list? Contact Fran Trees.)

If you have comments about the GridWorld implementation, please use the form below.

Your name:

Your email address:

Your comment about the GridWorld implementation:

To protect against spam robots, please answer this simple math problem:
* =