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James Garoutte-Larsen
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Joined: Feb 23, 2012
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Hi guys, I was directed to this site by a friend. I was wondering what resources you guys would recommend to learn about making a java based chatroom client. Im pretty new to java myself and not too familiar so any help would be great!

Thanks!
Jesper de Jong
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Welcome to the Ranch.

Oracle has a good set of tutorials about lots of different subjects, from the very basics of Java to making GUI applications, using files and networking etc.
If you're brand new to Java, see our Java Beginners FAQ.

And ofcourse, don't hesitate to ask questions on the forums here!


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Winston Gutkowski
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James Garoutte-Larsen wrote:I was wondering what resources you guys would recommend to learn about making a java based chatroom client. Im pretty new to java myself and not too familiar so any help would be great!

My advice: Start small. A chatroom client is something I'd think twice about, and I've been writing Java for 11 years, and programming for 35.

You might find this article useful.

Winston


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