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Java 101

Learn the language that powers most Android apps as you create 2D graphics and games

Type: Mon-Fri (2hr/day over 1 wk) 
Price: £199   Age: 9-12, 13-17
Suits: Beginners to Java, but with at least drag-and-drop experience

Learn the basics of object-oriented programming (OOP) by building games in Greenfoot Java. This fast-paced course allows relative beginners to jump straight into building complex programs. You’ll learn the principles of programming in an object-oriented way. Using OOP means you can jump straight into game development quickly, but pick up important programming knowledge and concepts along the way. Java is the most used language to build Android apps, so this this is a great simple introduction for aspiring app developers.

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Includes:
  • 10 hours direct tuition + 10 hours self-paced projects
  • Max 8 students per class
  • Tech Camp certified tutor
  • Access to our support forum
You'll learn how to:
  • Apply basic programming concepts to Java
  • Design programmes using 2D graphics
  • Implement collision detection, scores and moving objects
  • Understand what object-oriented programming is about
  • Make grid-based and 'Snake' games
Class Requirements:
  • Mac or Windows PC
  • Webcam & Broadband Internet
  • Speakers & Microphone or Headset