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LEARN JAVA GUI APPLICATIONS  (Table of Contents) is a self-study tutorial teaching the basics of building a Java application with a swing graphic user interface (GUI).  ​

LEARN JAVA GUI APPLICATIONS  has 9 lessons 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 focus of LEARN JAVA GUI APPLICATIONS is to use the existing objects and capabilities of the Java Swing library to build a wide variety of useful desktop applications.  Some of the applications built include:  Stopwatch, Calendar Display, Loan Repayment Calculator, Flash Card Math Game, Database Input Screen, Statistics Calculator, Tic-Tac-Toe Game, Capital City Quiz, Information Tracker (with plotting), Blackjack, Line, Bar and Pie charts, a version of the first video game ever – Pong, and a Telephone Directory (Project Screen Shots).

LEARN JAVATM GUI APPLICATIONS is presented using a combination of over 1000 pages of course notes and over 100 practical Java GUI examples and applications. To grasp the concepts presented in LEARN JAVA GUI APPLICATIONS, you should possess a working knowledge of Windows (or other operating system) and have had some exposure to Java programming concepts. We offer a beginning Java programming tutorial BEGINNING JAVA that would help you gain this needed exposure.

This course requires Windows  7, 8, MAC OS X, or Linux.   You also need the ability to view and print documents saved in Microsoft Word format, and Sun Java.   To complete any of our Java tutorials, you need to have a copy of the Java Development Kit (JDK8) installed on your computer. This is a FREE product that can be downloaded from the Java website.    This site contains complete downloading and installation instructions for the latest version of Java. You can also download all Java documentation from this same site. Look for the Standard Edition of Java  (Java SE). Our tutorials also use the free NetBeans IDE as the IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for building and testing Java applications.

All of our tutorials are currently delivered in a Microsoft Word (v97+) E-Book format. The entire E-Book and/or selected chapters can be printed on your local printer and/or viewed on your computer screen. The E-Books can be downloaded from our website immediately after purchase. We compress all download files using a .zip format to help reduce the size of files for faster downloading.

What others have been saying about our Learn Java GUI Applications  Programming Books and Tutorials

“The Learn Java (GUI Applications) For High School Students topics are introduced progressively to ensure that students of different levels can progress at their own pace. Many exercises and problems are weaved into the chapters to maintain student interest and build confidence. Overall, I appreciated your efforts to make the Java product user friendly.” 

“I believe your Java GUI programming book as one of the best and I enjoy learning from them. One of the things I like about your tutorials is that they teach you how to create and build sensible programs.  That to me makes a lot of sense, rather than just to learn a bunch of Java basics, like what I see in other books .   I have really appreciated the books I bought from you. I will tell anyone about  your publication because I am 100% certain they are simply the best!  There are no other Java books like yours.”

I really enjoy your teaching method in LEARN JAVA GUI APPLICATIONS. I look forward to continuing with your other products.

“I recently bought LEARN JAVA GUI APPLICATIONS and am amazed at how simple you make learning Java. I have been studying and teaching Java for three years and could not get anywhere. I was about to give up when I found your product.”

Thank you so much for the tutorial [LEARN JAVA GUI APPLICATIONS]. I think ‘brilliant’ goes some way to describing it.”