ORACLE® JAVATM  PROGRAMMING TRACK

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Our Oracle Java programming track has 4 semester long tutorials. The first semester tutorial designed for the absolute beginner programmer. The second semester in an intermediate tutorial focused on building Graphical User Interfaces using Java and the Swing Library.  The 3rd semester tutorial is an intermediate tutorial focused on building useful projects that the student can work on at home. Three of our Java Swing Tutorial Textbooks were recently named the Best  Java Swing Books of “All Time” by BookAuthority.

Java For Kids (1st Semester For 6th – 8th Grade)

JAVA FOR KIDS is a semester long “beginning” programming tutorial consisting of 10 chapters explaining (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build Java applications. The video game built is non-violent and teaches logical thinking skills. This instructor led tutorial is appropriate for students in 6th-8th grade.

Beginning Java (1st Semester)

BEGINNING JAVA is a semester long “beginning” programming tutorial consisting of 10 chapters explaining (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build a Java application.   The games built are non-violent and teach ​logical thinking skills. The tutorial is appropriate for both teens and adults.

LEARN  JAVA GUI APPLICATIONS   is a 9 lesson Tutorial covering object-oriented programming concepts, using a integrated development environment to create and test Java projects, building and distributing GUI applications, understanding and using the Swing control library, exception handling, sequential file access, graphics, multimedia, advanced topics such as printing, and help system authoring.  The tutorial is appropriate for both teens and adults.

PROGRAMMING GAMES WITH JAVA is a semester long self-paced “intermediate” programming tutorial consisting of 6 chapters explaining (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build a JAVA Games.   This Tutorial requires a complete understanding of the Java Swing Control Library before attempting so it is an Advanced 3rd Semester Java Tutorial.  Students will learn how to program the following video games:   Safecracker, Tic Tac Toe,  Match Game, Pizza Delivery, and Moon Landing.  ​  The tutorial is appropriate for both teens and adults.

Java Homework Projects (Can be used For Homework after Learn Java GUI Applications is Completed)

JAVA HOMEWORK PROJECTS  explains (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build a Java GUI project. Students learn about project design, the Java Swing controls, many elements of the Java language, and how to distribute finished projects. The projects built include: Dual-Mode Stopwatch, Consumer Loan Assistant, Flash Card Math Quiz, Multiple Choice Exam, Blackjack Card Game, Weight Monitor, Home Inventory Manager, and a Snowball Toss Game​.