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COURSE LENGTH: 3 Days

COURSE COST: $1495

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Intensive and hands-on, the course emphasizes becoming productive quickly as a Java application developer. This course quickly covers the Java language syntax and then moves into the object-oriented features of the language. Students will then learn the I/O streams and collections API packages. This course is current to Java 7 and uses the Eclipse IDE.

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

Programmers moving to object-oriented programming using Java.

  

*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244). Course subject to minimum enrollment.

COURSE TOPICS:


Course Introduction
Course Objectives
Course Overview
Using the Workbook
Suggested References

Getting Started with Java
What is Java?
How to get Java
A First Java Program
Compiling and Interpreting Applications
The JSDK Directory Structure

Eclipse
Introduction to Eclipse
Installing Eclipse
Running Eclipse for the First Time
Editors, Views and Perspectives
Setting up a Project
Creating a New Java Application
Running a Java Application
Debugging a Java Application
Importing Existing Java Code into Eclipse

Language Fundamentals
A Java Program
If Statements
Switch Statements
Loop Statements
Syntax Details
Primitive Datatypes
Variables
Expressions in Java
Strings
Arrays
Enhanced for Loop

Objects and Classes
Defining a Class
Creating an Object
Instance Data and Class Data
Methods
Constructors
Access Modifiers
Encapsulation

Using Java Objects
Printing ot the Console
Format Strings
StringBuilder and StringBuffer
Methods and Messages
Parameter Passing
Comparing and Identifying Objects
Destroying Objects
The Primitive-Type Wrapper Classes
Ennumerated Types

Inheritance in Java
Inheritance
Casting
Method Overriding
Polymorphism
super
The Object Class

Advanced Inheritance and Generics
Abstract Classes
Interfaces
Using Interfaces
Collections
Generics
Comparable

Packages
Packages
The Import Statement
Static Imports
CLASSPATH and Imports
Defining Packages
Package Scope

Exception Handling
Exceptions Overview
Catching Exceptions
The finally Block
Exceptions Methods
Declaring Exceptions
Defining and Throwing Exceptions
Errors and Runtime Exceptions

Input/Output Streams
Overview of Streams
Bytes vs. Charatcers
Converting Byte Streams to Character Streams
File Object
Binary Input and Output
PrintWriter Class
Reading and Writing Objects
Closing Streams

Core Collection Classes
The Collections Framework
The Set Interface
Set Implementation
Set Implementation CLasses
The List Interface
List Implementation Classes
The Queue Interface
Queue Implementation Classes
The Map Interface
Map Implementation Classes