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Javvy

Learn how to code in Java: Whenever, wherever

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Johannes Berger@triplejberger · Co-founder & CEO, Mimo
Thanks so much for posting, @bentossell; it's fantastic to be back on Product Hunt! 😀 Learning a programming language is a challenging task and, especially for non-technical people, it can be a really intimidating one. My friends and I are determined to change that: Javvy walks you from the very basics of Java to more advanced topics of object-oriented programming in a fun and, well, non-intimidating way; whenever and wherever you have a few minutes. We also added an optional chapter on ArnoldC (a hilarious programming language based on one-liners of Arnold Schwarzenegger). Arnold, by the way, was born just a few hours from where we live. If you'd like to know more about how Javvy got made, @hgllnt wrote a little story about it and, going with the flow, he posted it on Medium: http://bit.ly/1KGPuWS Javvy is an advancement of Swifty (http://www.producthunt.com/tech/...) and our concept in so many ways. Give it a try, we'd love to hear your thoughts on it! Thanks a lot, Product Hunters!
Harsha Halvi@h_halvi · Overlord @ Foci
@triplejberger I am sure a Webapp too would be great.! :)
Amrith Shanbhag@ambonium · making ideas happen at feathrd
@h_halvi i do agree with you but they already have a clever little widget to try it out..
Johannes Berger@triplejberger · Co-founder & CEO, Mimo
@ambonium Currently, we are focusing on mobile. We believe that our teaching method works best on smartphones and tablets. We have plans to conquer more platforms in the future! 🚩
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Johannes Berger
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@triplejberger · Co-founder & CEO, Mimo
Thanks so much for posting, @bentossell; it's fantastic to be back on Product Hunt! 😀 Learning a programming language is a challenging task and, especially for non-technical people, it can be a really intimidating one. My friends and I are determined to change that: Javvy walks you from the very basics of Java to more advanced topics of object-oriented programming in a fun and, well, non-intimidating way; whenever and wherever you have a few minutes. We also added an optional chapter on ArnoldC (a hilarious programming language based on one-liners of Arnold Schwarzenegger). Arnold, by the way, was born just a few hours from where we live. If you'd like to know more about how Javvy got made, @hgllnt wrote a little story about it and, going with the flow, he posted it on Medium: http://bit.ly/1KGPuWS Javvy is an advancement of Swifty (http://www.producthunt.com/tech/...) and our concept in so many ways. Give it a try, we'd love to hear your thoughts on it! Thanks a lot, Product Hunters!
Harsha Halvi@h_halvi · Overlord @ Foci
@triplejberger I am sure a Webapp too would be great.! :)
Amrith Shanbhag@ambonium · making ideas happen at feathrd
@h_halvi i do agree with you but they already have a clever little widget to try it out..
Johannes Berger
Maker
@triplejberger · Co-founder & CEO, Mimo
@ambonium Currently, we are focusing on mobile. We believe that our teaching method works best on smartphones and tablets. We have plans to conquer more platforms in the future! 🚩
Paul Shapiro@fighto · Director of Strategy & Innovation
Wish there was a web app, but this is exactly what I needed!
Henry Ameseder
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@hgllnt · Co-founder & COO, Mimo
@fighto We're glad you find Javvy useful. 😊 Thanks for the web app suggestion, we'll give it some more thought!
M Snyder@msny_36 · Developer @Codeglomerate
Just downloaded and I'm really impressed with how you chose to use mobile interaction, picking code snippets instead of writing out the code. Even the pricing screen is nice and clear, great job guys!
Henry Ameseder
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@hgllnt · Co-founder & COO, Mimo
@msny_36 Thanks so much! It's great to hear that you like of Javvy's purchase view! Some of our users got a little confused about how to purchase stuff in Swifty and we were determined to avoid that in Javvy.
tom meagher@tomfme · now is good.
Javvy (and the aforementioned Swifty) are super cool from an UX perspective – they do a great job teaching on mobile. It's fun, informative, and cutely illustrated! @triplejberger what's up next for you folks? What's your vision for learning on mobile?
Johannes Berger
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@triplejberger · Co-founder & CEO, Mimo
@thomasmeagher Thanks! 😀 In the short term, we'll probably stick with programming languages but our vision is to go way beyond that. We think that phones are a powerful platform to learn stuff whenever and wherever you feel like it .. problably anything and everything! We decided to build a second standalone app for Java, but if things go well, we might come up with an all-in-one solution.
tom meagher@tomfme · now is good.
@triplejberger I'm a believer! Let me know if you need another tester for iOS ever!
Shlok Vaidya@shloky · Sr. Product Manager at Planview, Writer
Pretty cool to see the number of apps that try to weave learning languages (from Java to Urdu) into your day with this approach. You can just kind of do this waiting in line or whatever and get back to it later. Doesn't have to be/maybe even isn't designed to be the full subject of your concentration. Would be interesting to see if there were any cognitive research on this method of learning.
Henry Ameseder
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@hgllnt · Co-founder & COO, Mimo
@shloky Exactly! Javvy should work whenever and wherever you have a few minutes of time. And yes, a scientific view on this would be very interesting!