Learn Java and JavaFX by creating a Graphical Calculator

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In this Guided Project, you will:

learn basic programming fundamentals such as data structures and conditional statements.

create a fully functional graphical calculator using Java and one of it’s most promising graphical libraries, JavaFX.

Clock1 hour and 30 minutes
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1 hour and 30 minutes long project, you will learn how to create a fully functional graphical calculator using Java and one of it’s most promising graphical libraries; JavaFX. This project gives you a head start with one of the most widely used programming languages in the world; Java. The project will teach you basic programming fundamentals such as data structures and conditional statements. Learning Java and JavaFX will open the door for you to create rich cross-platform applications customized to fit your needs.

Skills you will develop

Computer ProgrammingJavafxJava Programming

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. By the end of Task 1, you will be able to set up a Java environment to write code in.

  2. By the end of Task 2, you will be able to initialize variables with different data types in Java. 

  3. By the end of Task 3, you will be able to write your own conditional statements in Java. 

  4. By the end of Task 4, you will be able to create your own visual layout for the application using SceneBuilder. 

  5. By the end of Task 5.0, you will be able to connect a visual layout to Java code to perform on button click actions.

  6. By the end of Task 5.1, you will build on your knowledge of connecting a visual layout to Java code to perform mathematical operations.

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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