Java Programming – the Master Course
From Java Beginner to Java Expert in ten simple steps
Java is one of the most important of all computer programming languages. But learning Java can seem like a daunting task. Not any longer! With this course you will learn Java step-by-step, from the basics right through to advanced topics. This course is, quite simply, the fastest, easiest way to learn Java programming.
This Java Programming Master Course includes over 85 videos to explain every topic in detail. All the source code is provided in sample programs ready-to-run on a PC or a Mac. And there is even a 125-page eBook, The Little Book Of Java, to provide even more information on all the topics discussed.
If you want to master Java programming quickly and easily, this is course for you.
What you will learn
- The fundamentals of programming – from the ground up
- How to program Java on a Mac or on Windows
- The nitty-gritty details of the Java language
- Advanced topics such as generics, exception-handling, streams and serialization
Who should take the course
- Beginners – if you’ve never coded before, you can learn Java step by step
- Programmers switching to Java from some other language such as Ruby, Python, C or C#
- Cross-platform developers – Java programs run on all major operating systems
- Anyone who wants to make a career in programming
A Java compiler and development environment (both are available free)
What am I going to get from this course
- Over 85 lectures and 7 hours of content!
- Master Java programming concepts from the ground up
- Use the source code examples to learn step-by-step
- Understand the special features of Java: object orientation, garbage collection, cross-platform development and serialization
- Videos explain everything in minute detail
- Read the supplied eBook, The Little Book Of Java, to explore the topics in even more depth
Huw Collingbourne is the technology director at SapphireSteel Software, developers of tools for Microsoft Visual Studio. He is author of The Book Of Ruby from No Starch Press. He runs Bitwise Courses (http://www.bitwisecourses.com) and teaches courses on a range of programming topics.
Huw has been a programmer for more than 30 years. He is a well-known technology writer in the UK. For over ten years he wrote the Delphi and Object Pascal programming column for PC Plus Magazine. He has also written numerous opinion and programming columns (including tutorials on C, C#, Java, Smalltalk, Delphi and Ruby) for a number of computer magazines, such as Computer Shopper, Flash & Flex Developer’s Magazine, PC Pro, and PC Plus.
In the 1980s he was a pop music journalist and interviewed most of the New Romantic stars, such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Adam Ant, Boy George, and Depeche Mode. He is now writing a series of New Romantic murder mysteries.
At various times Huw has been a magazine publisher, editor, and TV broadcaster. He has an MA in English from the University of Cambridge and holds a 2nd dan black belt in aikido, a martial art which he teaches in North Devon, UK (http://hartlandaikido.blogspot.co.uk/). The aikido comes in useful when trying (usually unsuccessfully) to keep his Pyrenean Mountain Dogs under some semblance of control.
PreviewA first program - Hello world (3:42)
StartMaking sense of Java code (6:45)
StartHow to open a command prompt in Windows and the Mac (7:17)
StartHow to pass arguments to a program (5:17)
StartHow to create visual applications (7:35)
StartCompiling Java programs - from source code to bytecode (5:15)
StartPrinting text at the system prompt (9:38)
StartDisplaying text in visual controls (7:14)
PreviewData Types and Variables (6:08)
StartDesign and program a calculator in NetBeans - Step By Step (12:43)
StartPackages and imports (5:11)
StartType Conversion (6:38)
StartPrimitives and Wrappers (4:41)
StartType casts (5:34)
StartNumeric literals (3:25)
StartAutomatic string conversions (3:42)
StartAutoboxing and unboxing (3:37)