Category Archives: learning java
After several months of picking up and putting down my “Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days” book, I am back at it again. I am forcing myself to put my beloved emacs aside and attempting to learn to love Netbeans. … Continue reading
In Chapter 3 of the Sams book came my first big surprise. Maybe that’s an overstatement, but I thought this was at least worth noting and opening up for discussion. All along every tutorial I’ve visited has lauded Java because … Continue reading
So, I am working on learning java and, at the same time, learn the ins and outs of a complicated IDE like Netbeans. Being an emacs person, I am unused to the level of complexity the new IDE presents. How, … Continue reading
Following my suggestion, and Tom’s lead, I have installed the “Java 5” platform w/ the Netbeans 4.0 beta. My plan is to work through the first two chapters of our selected tutorial text this weekend.
Alright Mr. Bturnip, while you’re out galavanting around NW Arkansas, I’m spending my time working on a Java program and I’ve got a rough working version of a blackjack game. I started with some classes I found online for a … Continue reading
I wanted to piddle around with database stuff last night and failed miserably. From what I read I gather that some JDBC stuff comes as part of that package we downloaded. Some info is at this link:JDBC Info Provided with … Continue reading