Fundamentals of
Java

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About this Course

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This course is intended beginning computer hobbyists and first-year IT students.

The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself Java 2 in 24 Hours. Read the Introduction to the book.

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Study Aids

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Lesson 16. Building a Complex User Interface

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • Scroll panes—Containers that add support for vertical and horizontal scrolling to other components
  • Sliders—Components that can be used to select a number within a range of numbers
  • Change listeners—Objects that can monitor changes in sliders
  • Image icons—Graphics that can be used on labels, buttons, and other components
  • Toolbars—Containers that can be moved around to different parts of an interface
  • Menu bars, menus, and menu items—Two containers and a component used to create pull-down menus

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Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

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  1. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Visit the Workshop: Using Image Icons and Toolbars.
  2. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Read the Summary   of the lesson.
  3. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Test your understanding with the Q&A.
  4. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Try the Quiz and Questions.
  5. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Test your skills with the hands-on Activities.
    Return here after completing your hands-on  session.


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