COMPUTER BIBLE GAMES WITH JAVATM (Table of Contents) uses Java GUI (graphic user interface) programming concepts while providing detailed step-by-step instructions for building many fun games. The tutorial is appropriate for both kids and adults. The games built are non-violent and teach logical thinking skills. To grasp the concepts presented in COMPUTER BIBLE GAMES WITH JAVA, you should have experience with building Java projects and be acquainted with using the Swing control library. Our tutorial LEARN JAVA GUI APPLICATIONS will help you gain this needed exposure.
COMPUTER BIBLE GAMES WITH JAVATM explains (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build a Java game project. Students learn about project design, the Java Swing controls, many elements of the Java language, and how to distribute finished projects. Game skills learned include handling multiple players, scoring, graphics, animation, and sounds. The game projects built include, in increasing complexity (Game Screen Shots):
- Bible Safecracker - Guess the Safe Combination to remove the Ancient Bible from the Safe
- Bible Tic Tac Toe - Bible Trivia Game using a Tic-Tic-Toe Board
- Bible Match Game - Match the Bible Characters with this picture memory game
- Noah's Ark - Race the turtle to Noah's Ark before the Great Flood starts
- Elijah and the Ravens - Move Elijah to catch the falling bread as he is fed by the Ravens
- Daniel and the Lions - Shoot Prayers at the Lions to protect Daniel in the Lion's Den
The product includes over 500 pages of self-study notes, all Java source code and all needed graphics and sound files.
This course requires XP, Vista, or Windows 7. You also need the ability to view and print documents saved in Microsoft Word format, and Sun Java. To complete any of our Java tutorials, you need to have a copy of the Java Development Kit (JDK) v6 installed on your computer. This is a FREE product that can be downloaded from the Java website. The website is http://java.sun.com/. This site contains complete downloading and installation instructions for the latest version of Java. You can also download all Java documentation from this same site. Look for the Standard Edition of Java (Java SE).
Our tutorials also use Xinox JCreator v5.0 LE as the IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for building and testing Java applications. A free 30 day evaluation version of JCreator 5.0 LE is available for download at the JCreator Web Site. The Xinox website contains downloading and installation instructions for JCreator. If you are using Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 you can use the FREE shareware JCreator Version (5.0.008) to complete this tutorial. If you are using the new Microsoft Windows 8, you must purchase and download JCreator 5.00.017 for $35.00 from the JCreator Web Site.
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"Third Day Games would be thrilled if every child who played our video games would learn how to develop Bible-based Christian video games themselves. BibleByte Books produces a wonderful Computer Science For Kids Curriculum that we believe will help train up the next generation of Christian game developers. The games industry desperately needs talented game developers, who are also Christians, to help build the next generation of Bible-based Christian video games. Learning a computer programming language early in life will give your child a great head start in the wonderful field of computer programming and give them the opportunity to use their skills to further the Kingdom."
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