Learn Java From Scratch

In this course you’ll learn the fundamentals of Java, a popular, platform-independent language for server-side develop..
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

A widely used language for server-side development, Java is platform independent, so your programming skills are readily transferable, and comes with extensive libraries for applications in almost any conceivable field of computing. In this course expert programmer introduces the concepts and techniques of Java, as well as the basics of object orientation. You’ll learn the fundamental syntax and how to work with objects, variables, loops, and libraries, then practice your skills by creating a pair of programs that work like an instant messenger. This course is step one on your road to becoming a skilled Java developer with all the exciting possibilities that offers.

In this Course you’ll learn the fundamentals of Java, a popular, platform-independent language for server-side development. The contents of this course include:

Learning Java
In this chapter you’ll be introduced to Java, learning what it is and what it can do for you. We’ll look at the Java Development Kit and the NetBeans IDE (integrated development environment) and get started working with Java by coding a small project.

Procedural Java
This chapter looks at the basics of programming in Java. You’ll learn about methods, variables, arrays, loops, conditional statements, and more.

From Structures to Objects
This chapter begins by looking at how to create and manipulate user-defined structured data types in Java, then using that as a basis, moves on to explore objects and classes.

More About Objects
In this chapter you’ll learn some more advanced techniques for working with objects. You’ll be introduced to inheritance, abstract classes, and interfaces.

Java IO Libraries and Exceptions
In this chapter you’ll learn about the IO libraries provided by Java and how Java handles exceptions.

Creating a User Interface
This chapter will explore the basics of creating a Java GUI (graphical user interface). You’ll learn about components, containers, layout managers, and more.

Creating a Chat Program
This chapter will walk you through the entire process of creating a simple chat program with Java. We’ll create a user interface, add behavior to it, then create a network client and server and connect the GUI to them.

The lessons are wrapped in a feature-rich interface that lets you jump to any topic and bookmark individual sections for later review. Full-Screen mode provides a hi-def, immersive experience, and Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window so you can play the videos alongside your application. Also included are exercise files that give you an easy way to try out the techniques you learn.

What are the requirements?

  • Text Editor!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learning Java
  • Procedural Java
  • From Structures to Objects
  • More About Objects
  • Java IO Libraries and Exceptions
  • Creating a User Interface
  • Creating a Chat Program

What is the target audience?

  • beginner-intermidate Java programmer

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Curriculum

Section 1: Learning Java
What Is Java and Why Would I Use It?
Preview
01:29
Working Files
Article
Verifying and Installing the Java Development Kit
03:38
Obtaining and Installing the NetBeans IDE
03:10
Hello World
03:10
Section 2: Procedural Java
Basic Programming Mechanisms
Preview
03:10
Variables, Declarations, Names, and Coding Conventions
06:36
Operators and Strong Typing
10:55
Conditional Flow Control, if, and switch
05:46
Looping with while, do while, and for Loops
09:06
Arrays
11:11
Defining and Calling Methods
11:47
Section 3: From Structures to Objects
Creating and Using Structured Data Types
Preview
09:47
Combining Code with a Structure
12:59
Encapsulation, Achieving, and Benefits
11:57
Java Libraries and Documentation
07:50
Classes, Objects, and the Meaning of Static
09:06
Working with Packages
08:29
Section 4: More About Objects
Introducing Inheritance
11:01
Abstract Classes and Interfaces
06:49
Section 5: Java IO Libraries and Exceptions
Using the IO Package
08:37
Handling Exceptions
14:24
Section 6: Creating a User Interface
Buttons, TextFields, Components, and Containers
11:31
Handling User Interaction
13:25
More Layout Managers
09:40
Swing Thread Rules
12:05
Section 7: Creating a Chat Program
Creating a UI for the Chat Program
08:24
Adding Behavior to the Chat GUI
09:58
Connecting the GUI to the Network
07:06

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