A Rookie's Guide to Java Part 6 - Java Swing Premium class

Harry Wainwright, BSc Software Engineer

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5 Videos (45m)
    • Class Introduction - Java Swing

      1:15
    • Coding a GUI Application

      12:12
    • GUI Builder Interface

      6:48
    • The Different Components of Swing

      6:54
    • The Calculator Program

      17:43

About This Class

The final class in A Rookie's Guide to Java. We cover Java Swing, an external library that allows the user to create GUI (graphical user interface) programs. By the end f this class you will have your own functioning calculator program.

A Rookie's Guide to Java, previously released on Udemy currently holds a 5-star rating and boasts hundreds of happy students. Now I'm bringing it to Skillshare! A Rookie's Guide to Java assumes no prior programming knowledge. We start at the very basics and work our way up to some fairly advanced topics, including Java Swing. This course comes with written material to recap what you've learned at predetermined points. This truly is one of the best ways to learn.

I often see courses claiming that you can "Learn To Make Video Games (No Programming Needed!)" But unfortunately if you want to make anything more advanced than flappy bird you'll need a programming language under your belt. Learning programming is fundamental to any career in the software industry, games or otherwise, and Java is a great starting point.

Java is the most widely used programming language currently so you cannot go wrong by getting to grips with it. It holds a heavy focus on the "Object Orientated" part of "Object Orientated Programming" and as such it is a subject that features heavily in this course. 

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Harry Wainwright

BSc Software Engineer

I have years of programming experience and have spent time working on projects ranging from video games to dynamic websites, and responsive databases. With a particular interest in object orientated programming, I intend to share all here on Skillshare.

Professional, concise, informative tutorials on a variety of object orientated programming languages for all levels of experience.