Learn to Program with Java for Complete Beginners - Part 1

For absolute beginners, this professional training course will teach you how to create programs from scratch using Java.
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  • Lectures 84
  • Contents Video: 7.5 hours
    Other: 1 min
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

Course Summary

With over 80 videos and 8 hours of content, this online training course is designed to introduce the complete beginner to computer programming using the Java language. The course begins with definitions of basic terminology as well as the typical "Hello, World!" program. You will learn about basic Java data types next so that you can declare and use variables in your programs. From there, you will learn to read information from the user and output information to the screen. Finally, you will learn to create and evaluate expressions using arithmetic, relational and logical operators.

If you are an experienced programmer who wants to learn Java, please see our Introduction to Java Programming course, instead.

Hands On Learning

Unlike other online training courses, you are encouraged to actively participate in the learning experience by running example files during lectures and performing coding challenges during labs. Each lab session includes review videos so you can compare your solution to the instructor's.

Bonus Content

This training course comes complete with working example and lab solution files as well as a link to optionally purchase the workbook used in the video at a discount.

About the Instructor

Jamie Romero is a dynamic instructor and expert Java programmer. He has taught over 375 classes to programmers from companies like Hewlett-Packard, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Walt Disney. Jamie's energetic style and up-beat attitude are just what you need for an online training course.

Some recent comments about Jamie's Udemy courses:

  • "I have taken numerous courses online to learn Java but I think this course is much better than all those courses collectively. I am on my 27th Lecture and I am extremely satisfied with my progress. If you are reading this and looking for a good Java course to start, trust me take this course right now. Don't waste your time and money somewhere else."
  • "I have subscribed to various other java tutorials online but no one does as good as Jamie Romero. Thank you for coming up with such a wonderful course , sir. You are awesome."
  • "Jamie has a great personality and voice for teaching students. His engaging and pleasant style makes it easy and fun to follow along. The courses are never bogged down in lengthy descriptions of topics that loses the viewer."

What are the requirements?

  • Basic typing skills and comfort with file system operations are recommended.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Explain what computer programs are and what computer programming is about.
  • Discuss the terminology and concepts of computer programming.
  • Write and compile simple computer programs.
  • Describe basic computer language data types.
  • Interact with computer programs using your terminal screen and keyboard.
  • Evaluate expressions used in computer programs.

What is the target audience?

  • This is a first course in computer programming so anyone with basic computer skills should be successful.
  • If you already have programming experience and want to learn Java, then take Learn by the Byte's Introduction to Java Programming course instead.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Course Overview
Course Overview
Preview
07:38
Optimizing your Udemy Experience
04:31
Do You Need the Course Manual?
02:42
How to Get the Optional Course Manual
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Article
09:31

This lecture describes how to configure your system so you run the examples and do the exercises in this course.

08:41

This lecture describes how to configure your system so you run the examples and do the exercises in this course.

Section 2: Basic Concepts and Definitions
03:18

This video identifies the key learning points in this section.

05:10

In this video you will learn that a computer program is a set of detailed instructions that tell a computer to perform a specific task.

09:59

In this you will write the classic first program: "Hello, World!".

08:37

In this you will continue to learn about the classic first program: "Hello, World!".

07:02

In this you will continue to learn about the classic first program: "Hello, World!".

03:02

In this video you will learn about the four steps that you always go through when programming.

04:41

In this video you will learn what the difference is between source code and byte code.

02:43

In this video you will learn what the difference is between system programs and application programs.

02:54

In this video you will learn that most computer programs perform three basic functions: Input, Process, and Output.

08:42

In this video you will learn about other programming languages.

09:54

In this video you will learn what compiler and runtime errors are.

03:56

In this video you will learn what a development environment is.

02:25

In this video you will be presented with several review questions that you are encouraged to answer on your own.

05:03

This video challenges you to demonstrate your comprehension of this section by performing hands-on exercises.

02:04

This video reviews this section's exercises.

01:41

This video reviews this section's exercises.

01:42

This video reviews this section's exercises.

03:23

This video reviews this section's exercises.

09:12

This video reviews this section's exercises.

Section 3: Writing Simple Programs
01:11

This video identifies the key learning points in this section.

09:47

In this video you will learn how to read input into a program.

Performing Numeric Calculations
07:05
09:33

In this video you will learn how to produce formatted output from your program.

08:16

In this video you will learn how to write an if statement to make decisions in your program.

07:44

In this video you will learn how to write a simple for loop to re-execute the same statements many times.

05:37

In this video you will learn how to add comments in your source code.

03:03

In this video you will learn a few basic rules of programming style.

01:59

This video challenges you to demonstrate your comprehension of this section by performing hands-on exercises.

Lab 2 Review - Formatted Input
03:54
02:46

This video reviews this section's exercises.

Section 4: Data Types, Constants, and Variables
02:52

This video identifies the key learning points in this section.

03:46

In this video you will learn that programs are really all about information.

09:52

In this video you will learn about bits and bytes.

05:16

In this video you will learn continue to learn about bits and bytes.

09:04

In this video you will learn about character, integer, and floating point data types.

05:50

In this video you will learn what a variable is and how to declare it.

03:11

In this video you will learn how to store literal data within variables.

06:35

In this video you will learn how to assign values to variables with the equals sign.

08:24

In this video you will be encouraged to run an example program that prints out variable values.

01:03

In this video you will be presented with several review questions that you are encouraged to answer on your own.

03:39

This video challenges you to demonstrate your comprehension of this section by performing hands-on exercises.

08:07

This video reviews this section's exercises.

07:19

This video reviews this section's exercises.

Section 5: Screen Output and Keyboard Input
01:37

This video identifies the key learning points in this section.

02:35

In this video you will learn how to output data to the screen.

09:22

In this video you will learn about escape sequences.

08:50

In this video you will learn some simple ways to format output.

06:56

In this video you will learn how to read data from the keyboard using a Scanner object.

04:48

In this video you will learn how to prompt the user for information, then validate that what they entered is correct.

06:04

In this video you will be encouraged to run an example program that formats output data.

00:36

In this video you will be presented with several review questions that you are encouraged to answer on your own.

03:06

This video challenges you to demonstrate your comprehension of this section by performing hands-on exercises.

04:55

This video reviews this section's exercises.

04:02

This video reviews this section's exercises.

Section 6: Expressions
02:40

This video identifies the key learning points in this section.

09:56

In this video you will learn that an expression is a combination of literals, variables, and operators.

05:36

In this video you will learn that evaluation of an expression reduces it down to a single value.

08:12

In this video you will learn Java's arithmetic operators: +, -, *, /, and %.

04:20

In this video you will learn Java's relational operators: <, <=, >, >=, ==, and !=.

05:39

In this video you will learn Java's logical operators: && and ||.

06:38

In this video you will learn how precedence and associativity influence the order of operations in Java programs.

04:52

In this video you will be encouraged to run an example program that calculated miles per gallon.

00:37

In this video you will be presented with several review questions that you are encouraged to answer on your own.

06:24

This video challenges you to demonstrate your comprehension of this section by performing hands-on exercises.

08:45

This video reviews this section's exercises.

08:44

This video reviews this section's exercises.

03:46

This video reviews this section's exercises.

05:11

This video reviews this section's exercises.

05:36

This video reviews this section's exercises.

04:06

This video reviews this section's exercises.

07:37

This video reviews this section's exercises.

07:50

This video reviews this section's exercises.

04:36

This video reviews this section's exercises.

08:30

This video reviews this section's exercises.

10:09

This video reviews this section's exercises.

Section 7: Course Summary
Course Summary
04:13
What's Next?
03:16

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