Gain extensive hands-on experience writing, compiling, and executing Java programs. This Introduction to Java Programming Training will teach you how to build robust applications that use Java's object-oriented features. Learn why Java is known for reliability, maintainability, and ease of development, and how to leverage these key features.
Introduction to Java Programming Training Delivery Methods
Introduction to Java Programming Course Information
In this introduction to Java programming, you will learn how to:
- Design and build robust, object-oriented applications.
- Organize complex data using Java collections.
- Access any relational database using Java™ DataBase Connectivity (JDBC).
- Read/write files and handle exceptions.
- Leverage continued support with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching and computing sandbox.
Introduction to Java Programming Course Prerequisites
Three to six months of experience in a high-level programming language, such as C, Pascal, or Visual Basic
You should know how to:
- Structure data.
- Use variables, flow-control statements, and subroutines.
- Write, compile, and execute a program.
Familiarity with web technologies and object concepts
Introduction to Java Programming Course Outline
- Stand-alone applications and servlets
- Compiling source code into bytecode
- Overview of class libraries
The object paradigm
- Encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism
- OO analysis and design: "Is a" and "Has a"
- Designing an OO application step by step
- Diagramming object structure with Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Java's object-oriented features
- Instantiating objects from classes
- Aggregation and composition
- Extending existing classes
- Overloading and overriding methods
- Declaring and initializing variables
- Declaring and using arrays
- Upcasting, downcasting, and autoboxing
- Invoking methods and passing parameters
- Conditionals and loops
- Handling exceptions with try and catch
- Fields (instance data)
- Methods (functions)
- Abstract classes and interfaces
- Organizing classes with packages and modifiers
- Composition vs. inheritance
Building the components of a Java program
- Leveraging generics with the collections API
- Developing new classes
- Compiling and debugging
Foundations of user interfaces
- Basic GUI widgets
- Event-driven programming
- Benefits of a portable windowing library
Java Foundation Classes (JFC)
- Creating Swing components
- Adding Swing components to containers
- Arranging Swing components using layout managers
- Dialogs and message boxes
- Registering event handlers
- Inner classes and top-level classes
- Streams, Readers, and Writers
- Catching and throwing exceptions
- Formatting text output
Files and directories
- Reading and writing files
- Creating, deleting, and renaming files
- Obtaining directory and file information
JDBC database access
- Leveraging the JDBC API
- Choosing database drivers
- Connecting to a database
Improving performance with prepared statements and stored procedures
- Submitting SQL statements
- Retrieving and processing results
- Java Development Kit (JDK)
- Compiler (javac)
- Javadoc utility
- Java Archive (JAR) utility
- Java Integrated Development Environments (IDEs)