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Welcome to this course on getting started with the Java platform! I’m excited to have you here. And by the end of the course, you’ll be excited to work with your new Java skills and all the opportunities those skills will open for you.

This course is exactly what you need if you want to learn Java at a nice pace, in an easy way, with a friendly instructor.

In this video tutorial, I walk you through the basics of Java and show you the ropes, step by step, in small easy-to-digest lessons, as if we were sitting side by side at a coffee shop, as I guide you along. There’s no pressure here, nothing crazy difficult and you have everything to gain. All it takes to become a Java developer is a bit of patience and persistence along with a willingness to try things out and keep working at them.

So... are you ready? Then I’ll see you inside. Let's do this!

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This course was created independently by Matt Speake and is distributed by Manning through our exclusive liveVideo platform.


No prior experience needed. Course starts from absolute basics.

what you will learn

  • The absolute basics of getting started with Java
  • The components of the Java platform (JVM, JDK, JRE)
  • Installing the JDK (Java Development Kit) and setting it up to write Java programs
  • Introduction to IDE (Integrated Development Environment) features that can help with Java programming
  • Installing and using an IDE to program in Java
  • Foundational Java syntax that form the building blocks of Java programs
  • Write, compile, run and debug a Java program from start to finish

about the instructor

Matt Speake is a professional Java software engineer and have been programming for more than 20 years, working everywhere from small startups to large investment banks.

He started JavaEasily in 2018 so he could produce courses focused on teaching Java technology to students all around the world.

Since then he has been busy creating the Java Easily website and publishing courses and articles on different aspects of Java.

Feel free to check out the JavaEasily YouTube channel and follow it on Facebook and Twitter.

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