Course: Fundamentals of Java with NetBeans

Fundamentals of Java with NetBeans

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

This is a mini-course about the programming language Java. You will learn about how to install the NetBeans IDE together with Java, create your first project and start this project. The course will introduce you into commands, variables, conditional statements, methods, classes, inheritance and visibility modifiers.

This is a very short course about the Java language. It will teach the very basics. It is create for those who need a quick start maybe because they have to solve some exercise questions they received by their teachers as homework. Or it is intended for people who need a first feeling what Java is.

Who is the target audience?

  • All people who do not need a large course but a quick start for the programming language Java
Basic knowledge
  • You need basic knowledge about how to use your PC
  • You should be interested in learning a programming language
What you will learn
  • You will be able to program small Java programs
  • You will be able to solve small homework exercises where Java programs should be written
Number of Lectures: 26
Total Duration: 02:06:13
Introduction and Installation
  • Introduction  

    Why Java is so important nowadays and what you will learn in this course. This course is intended for beginners and gives you a first glimpse view in the Java programming language. We will work with an IDE and get our first little programs running.

  • Download Java and NetBeans  

    We download the requirements of this course. This is just a Windows installation but other operating systems should work similar.

  • Installation of Java and NetBeans  

    We are installing NetBeans with the underlying Java JDK.

  • Explanation: What has been installed  

    What has been installed? Differences between a JDK and a JRE.

Project creation and dealing with conditional statements
  • First project and first start of the Java-application  

    A "Hello World"-program is created and started.

  • Explanation: What happened?  

    Maybe this was to fast for you. So I go over the process what exactly happened and how our program was executed.

  • Variables  

    Variables are placeholders for values.

  • Explanation: Variables  

    Repetition and deepening of the variable usage.

  • If-Statements  

    If-statements check if something is true or false and are able to execute different code blocks according to the check.

  • Explanation: If-Statements  

    Maybe the lecture about the if-statements was to fast for you. So you get a chance repeating the facts and enlarging your knowledge in this lecture.

  • While-Loops  

    If something has to be repeated, the while loop is the simplest way to do that. 

  • Explanation: The While-Loop and the Do-While-Loop  

    The While-loop as flow chart and the variation of the While-loop: The Do-While-loop.

  • For-Loops  

    If something has to be repeated an already known number of times, the for-loop is right for you.

  • Explanation: For-Loop  
  • Switch-Statement  
  • Explanation: Switch-Statement  
  • Assigments and Operators  
  • Explanation: Assignments and operators  
Methods and classes
  • Methods  
  • Explanation: Methods  
  • Classes and Objects of Classes  
  • Inheritance  
  • Class Variables  
  • Modifiers  
  • Explanation: Classes  
A short quiz and a kickoff to further learning
  • Where to go from here  
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