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Aditya Sheode
Aditya Sheode
1,291 Points

How to practice?

I have just done the java basics and java objects course. I intend to move forward, but I want to practice can anyone suggest good practice tips like projects etc. also how do i code outside of workspaces?

Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,694 Points

For standalone programs, you can run java on your local machine. You will probably need to install the JDK and an IDE (eclipse, netbeans etc), assuming bluej (it's a simplistic IDE they use in college courses) is too basic for your purposes. (things get a bit more complicated when you want to use java as a web backend, but for practice the above should be sufficient.)

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Matthew Farrell
Matthew Farrell
7,215 Points

Simon pointed out some great IDEs for you to use. Right now, the best practice is to modify what you have already scripted to see the differences. Sometimes making your own personal comments in the code that is already written will help you to visually memorize what each little line of code accomplishes. Lastly, continue onward with your lessons and repetition will make things stick in your mind.