Install, Configure, and use Java Extension Pack in VS Code

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Set up your programming workflow for Java Development in Visual Studio Code

Learn to include external libraries in your Java Project

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will learn to set up Visual Studio Code for Java programming. This will allow you to automate some routine programming tasks. You will also make a Java project that will include an external library, JavaFX. This project will give you a solid foundation in using the powerful code editing capabilities provided by Visual Studio Code.

Skills you will develop

  • Include External Libraries in VS Code
  • Faster Coding in VS Code
  • Install Visual Studio Code
  • Install a Java Development Kit
  • Debugging in VS Code

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. Install Visual Studio Code, get familiar with VS Code, and install Java Extension Pack

  2. Install a Java Development Kit and build a “Hello World” program

  3. Code faster in VS Code

  4. Debug in VS Code

  5. Create a Java project in Visual Studio Code and build a “Hello World” program using JavaFX libraries

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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