Build a Fast Typing Game using Java Swing

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create dynamic labels, buttons and textfields in your Graphical User Interface

Start and Restart the game with a click of a button

2 hours
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

By the end of this project, you will create a fully functioning fast typing game using Java Swing in Eclipse. This project will give you a great head start towards learning more and mastering one of the most used programming languages in the world. In this project you will be able to identify and apply many basic fundamentals such as data structures, variables, loops etc. Moreover, you will be able to perform simple String manipulation, save and compare the user's input to the original correct word and finally, you will be able to create dynamic labels for many applications. Learning and understanding Java Swing will help you progress in the programming field by creating simple Java applications.

Skills you will develop

  • Swing

  • Java

  • Video Game Development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. You will be able to set up your java environment in Eclipse

  2. You will be able to load external text documents and perform some simple String manipulation

  3. You will be able to create two dynamic labels in your Graphical User Interface

  4. You will be able to save and compare the user's input to the original correct word

  5. You will be able to create dynamic labels for the timer and the score

  6. You will be able to create a start button for the game and implement time bonuses and penalties

  7. You will be able create a button to restart the game with a click of it

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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