Introduction to Java

Java SE 8    |    Beginner
  • 11 videos | 42m 37s
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Java is one of the most widely-used development languages in the world today. Discover the key features of Java and object-oriented programming, defining classes, identifying class components, and using a main method.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Describe the characteristics and purpose of a computer program
    Describe java's role in the world, identify java technology product groups, and list the stages of a java product life cycle
    Describe the key features of the java language
    Install, set up, and verify the jdk on windows
    Describe the features of the installed jdk on linux and windows
    Describe how to compile and run a java program and describe the ways a java program can output data
  • Compile and run a java program and view its output
    Describe java classes and packages
    Create a java class and use the output window to view any syntax errors
    Describe the role of the main method in a java program
    Add a java main method to a class

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Introduction to Computer Programs
    4m 45s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the characteristics and purpose of a computer program. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Introducing the Java Technology
    9m 12s
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    3.  Key Features of the Java Language
    4m 30s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe the key features of the Java language. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Setting up the Java Development Environment
    4m 55s
    In this video, you will learn how to install, set up, and verify the JDK on Windows. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Features of the Installed JDK
    1m 54s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the features of the installed JDK on Linux and Windows. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Overview of Compiling and Running a Java Program
    2m 39s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe how to compile and run a Java program and describe the ways a Java program can output data. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Compiling and Running a Program
    2m 52s
    In this video, you will compile and run a Java program and view the output. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Java Classes and Packages
    2m 39s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe Java classes and packages. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating a Java Class
    1m 40s
    To create a Java class:1. In the Project window, right-click the desired package folder and select New > Java Class.2. In the Name field, enter the class name.3. If desired, change the Source Folder.4. In the Superclass field, enter the name of the parent class. If the class doesn't have a parent class, leave this field blank.5. If desired, check the Main checkbox. This adds a main method to the class, making it possible to run the class as a program.6. Click Finish.The new class appears in the editor.To view any syntax errors:1. In the Project window FREE ACCESS
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    10.  The Main Method
    5m 23s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the role of the main method in a Java program. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Creating a Main Method
    2m 9s
    In this video, you will learn how to add a Java main method to a class. FREE ACCESS

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