Beginners Coding and Programming with Java
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Beginners Coding and Programming with Java

Simple and concise course for beginner programers and those with little or no prior experience.
4.6 (2 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,077 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Minter
Last updated 7/2019
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 6 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will be able to program in Processing Java Script and have basic programming knowledge.
Requirements
  • No prior programming knowledge. Simple beginner computer skills needed.
Description

Daniel takes you through the different fundamentals of programming, teaching valuable concepts and allowing you to visualise your programs. By the time you have finished this course you will be able to design and program your own computer game or simulation!

This introduction is easy to follow and allows you to go through at your own pace. Once you have completed it you will be able to go into any computer programming language with the fundamentals already under your belt.

Who this course is for:
  • Any beginners who want to start learning programming.
Course content
Expand all 25 lectures 01:58:00
+ Introduction
3 lectures 10:52

By popular demand: how to download the needed software to run the programs, and follow along with your own computer with this course using that software.

Preview 01:48

A brief explanation of what you can hope to achieve after this course and a quick over view of Processing JS.

Introduction
08:56
Before You Continue!
00:08
+ Drawing In Code
4 lectures 17:06

Learn the first steps to programming in Processing JS: Drawing with code! In this lesson learn how to make basic colours and shapes in an application made purely with written code.

Drawing in Code
15:08

Quick over view of the "rect", "ellipse" and "line" command/function.

Rect, Ellipse, Line
00:51
Using the coding knowledge you have on shapes, draw the outlines of a farm without the use of fill and stroke commands (We will add that later on). After doing this assignment, please answer the questions in the very simple test and check your answers responsibly.
Draw a Farm
4 questions

A brief over view of colouring in code, adding all the colour of the rainbow to your code drawings.

Fill and Stroke
00:33

Quick over view of comments.

Comments
00:32
Add some colour to your previous assignment using fill and stroke commands. And don't forget to add comments!
Colour your Code!
4 questions
+ Variables
3 lectures 14:16
Variables
10:31

Some extra knowledge on variables, for those who requested a little more information. More will be covered later on in the course.

Variables - Extras
03:16

Brief summary of variables.

Variables Summary
00:29
+ Animation
2 lectures 14:09

Learn how to add life and motion to your coding with animation basics.

Preview 09:24

Learn how to add random values to your program to give it some unpredictable and changing effects!

Random Values
04:45
+ If and Else
3 lectures 13:09

Learn the basics of what an "if" statement is and how they work.

Basic If Statements
03:51

Learn how to implement if statements into your coding.

Practical If Statements
02:53
Else
06:25
+ Interaction
4 lectures 27:26

Learn how to add interactive components to your programs!

Mouse Position Interaction
05:04

Learn how to make an interactive program using mousePressed.

Preview 04:02

Learn how to program buttons

"Buttons"
10:18

Learn how to program interactive programs and animation using key codes.

Key Interaction
08:02
+ Loops
4 lectures 18:05

We learn in this lecture how to create a "While loop" to run large amounts of data with very little code.

While Loops
07:53

A brief warning about the danger of running an infinite loop.

Dangers of Infinite Loops
02:22

Learn how to create the (in my opinion) superior beginner loop, the "For" loop.

For Loops
04:51
Advanced Looping
02:59
+ Conclusion
2 lectures 02:56

A brief summery of everything learnt through out this course.

Summery
01:05