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    Hi, there.

    My name is Bradley and I have just started learning JAVA. I was hoping I could get some suggestions on programs/projects I could make that would be fun but I would learn a lot from.

    Regards, Bradley.
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    Default Re: Projects For A Beginner Programmer

    Get a book, start at the beginning, read every page, work every example problem, and complete every exercise at the end of each chapter. Jumping from fun project to fun project is an inefficient and often discouraging way to learn to program and not recommended.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GregBrannon View Post
    Get a book, start at the beginning, read every page, work every example problem, and complete every exercise at the end of each chapter. Jumping from fun project to fun project is an inefficient and often discouraging way to learn to program and not recommended.
    Hi, there.

    Thanks for your reply, I have already read through a book of good quality. I am now just trying to expand my knowledge a little more.

    Regards, Bradley.

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    What you decide to create with that knowledge you have built is at the end of the day
    totally up to you. One thing you may want to do however is begin to create a text adventure
    game (using console).

    From each chapter of the book - take the concepts you learnt each time and implement them
    into the game. For example, you could have a basic player class such as:

    public class Player {
        // Player constructor
        public Player(Sting name, int hp, int xp, String defWeapon) {
            setName(name);
            setHp(hp);
            setXp(xp);
            setDefaultWeapon(defWeapon);
        }
     
        // set methods
     
       // get methods
     
        // other methods and code relating to Player
    }

    Which would only incorporate the most basic of OOP concepts and Java taught up
    to that point. As you have moved through each chapter, add new ideas and features to
    the classes and the game you learnt next. Such as an array to hold the player inventory
    for example.

    Just a fun idea - which builds step by step on the ground basics of Java as you advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tazeunite00 View Post
    My name is Bradley and I have just started learning JAVA. I was hoping I could get some suggestions on programs/projects I could make that would be fun but I would learn a lot from.
    https://projecteuler.net/

    This would exercise what they call "the fundamentals" in sports.

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    Default Re: Projects For A Beginner Programmer

    so try this one as beginner..... If a five-digit number is store in a variable in code, write a program to print a new number by adding one to each of its digits. For example if the number that is input is 12391 then the output should be displayed as 23402.

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