|This tutorial will take you step by step through the process of building
applets. I have chosen for a Learn-By-Example method, the fastest way to
You will not learn the "Why" but the "How". Throughout the java tutorial all new lines of code are explained, the ones you have already seen aren't commented anymore.
Within a few minutes you will be able to display things on the screen, a few minutes later you are able to use a GUI and after that you wil see how to interact with the user.
If you don't know how to set up the Java Programming Environment, make sure to read Selena Sol's explanation about JDK first.
|You'll see the source code with explanation. The comments are in Java
style that means that they start with "/*" and end with "*/" or just start
with "//". All comments will be in blue like this :
// This is a comment in the source
The programming style is kept simple on purpose, meaning that it doesn't use arrays and other efficient methods like double buffering. Later through the course you will learn to use that too.
You are allowed to reproduce the code and to change it.
To make things easier you can download all .java files from the examples.
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