What to Expect1:42 with Craig Dennis
Let's talk about what this course is all about.
[MUSIC] 0:00 Hello, and welcome back. 0:04 I'm Craig and I'm a developer. 0:06 If you haven't taken the courses listed in the prerequisite, 0:09 I highly suggest that you do so. 0:11 We're gonna be building on the concepts that we introduced, as well as revisiting 0:13 and proving some of the projects that we built together in those previous courses. 0:16 This time around we're going to be doing something a little different. 0:21 Instead of using Workspaces, we're gonna move 0:24 development onto our local machines and learn all about what that entails. 0:26 We've used some of the Java development programs already, but 0:31 we will now take time to explore them in more depth. 0:34 Getting your environment up and running might be a little frustrating. 0:38 Which is one of the reasons I waited until now to introduce it. 0:41 I wanted to get your feet wet with the langauge, and for you to have 0:45 an appreciate of it's power, before setting you off on installation tasks. 0:47 But now we're investing in a language we like it and 0:52 we are ready to accept the challenge. 0:55 I got an email from a student where she told me she was falling in love with Java. 0:58 Now this installation process may require a little bit of that love, but 1:02 I promise you it's well worth it. 1:06 If you already loved the language before, 1:08 wait until you see the power of an IDE, or Integrated Development Environment. 1:10 For this course, we'll specifically be exploring the IntelliJ IDEA editor. 1:15 Which is the same editor that is bundled for Android development. 1:20 I will show off some tricks that can increase your productivity ten fold. 1:23 IntelliJ also has a tool that will let you know when you've made mistakes 1:28 in real time. 1:31 Chances are you're gonna get pretty mad at me for 1:33 not showing this earlier in our adventures. 1:35 You will definitely appreciate what it does for you now though. 1:37 So let's get started. 1:40
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