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Offline kilonum

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« Posted 2006-03-09 23:22:56 »

Hi Obviously Im new to Java and I was wondering if anyone could help me get started. I eventually want to program games in Java. Can someone point me in the right direction?
Thanks
Offline swpalmer

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2006-03-10 01:31:09 »

Check the wiki...  http://wiki.java.net/bin/view/games

Offline Jeff

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2006-03-11 01:47:46 »

I'm a big fan of Endolf's Coke and Code tutorials...

www.cokeandcode.com

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Offline Kova

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« Reply #3 - Posted 2006-03-11 09:49:25 »

If you're new to Java you're a long way from making games. First read some tutorials about language itself. There's a good, free book from Bruce Eckel: Thinking in Java... you can download it in pdf.. google it. Also there are many tutorials on sun's pages. What get me going is divelog tutorial (learning about frames and other gui stuff).
Offline Aramaz

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Java Games Rock!


« Reply #4 - Posted 2006-03-11 10:56:45 »

Well, how long way from making games he is depends alot on any previous knowledge he has. If you're new to java, but know alot about object oriented programming, and have previously written games in for example C++, then it wont take long to start writing games in java.

But if you have little other programming knowledge, then yes you are a long way from writing games...

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Offline endolf

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« Reply #5 - Posted 2006-03-11 11:12:15 »

I'm a big fan of Endolf's Coke and Code tutorials...

www.cokeandcode.com

As much as I would like to take credit for them, they are kevglass's tutorials, but yes, they are good Smiley

Endolf

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