Introduction to Java 8 Using Eclipse Training
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This course introduces the Java programming language and how to develop Java applications using Eclipse. Students learn the syntax of the Java programming language, object-oriented programming using Java, exception handling, generics, collections, and file input/output (I/O). During the course, students will develop and test Java applications using Eclipse.
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This course covers Java SE 8
Throughout the course students will also work on a "project" which develops a complex Java application by applying principles learned to meet changing application requirements. This project is intended to simulate the programming environment they would encounter in real-world projects by providing application requirements and challenging the student to write Java code to meet those requirements.
This course is intended for programmers who are interested in adding Java to their skills. It is beneficial but not required for students to be familiar with object-oriented principles and the concept of object-oriented programming.
Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met. For more information, please contact 207-775-0244 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Topics Java basics Basic introduction to Eclipse Branching and looping Objects Advanced class concepts Arrays Exceptions Collections and Generics Stream I/OAfter completing this course, the student should be able to: Apply OOP principles Design OO applications using abstraction, encapsulation, modularity and hierarchy Use Java exceptions to guarantee graceful error recovery for your application Create and use inner classes in your program to make them concise and clear Do input/output using Java Create servlets and JavaServer Pages Use Eclipse for Java application developmentChapter 1 - Overview of Java History Of Java Benefits Of Java, What Is Java? What's This "Virtual Machine"? Comparison to Other Languages Java Programs Basic Java Development Tools Java Editions Example HelloWorld Java Classes Main Methods StatementsChapter 2 - Java Tools in Eclipse Eclipse Platform, Eclipse Workspace Perspectives, Views & Editors Basic Operations with Eclipse Views and Perspectives The Java Perspective The Debug Perspective Navigator View Package Explorer Outline View, Problems View Eclipse Preferences, Build and Validation Code Completion, Templates and Snippets Searching, Configure Compiler Class Path JRE SwitchingChapter 3 - Basic Object Concepts What Is An Object? State, Behavior Encapsulation and Examples Classes vs. Objects Inheritance Interfaces Polymorphism Benefits Of ObjectsChapter 4 - Basic Java Syntax Declaring And Initializing Variables Keywords, Coding Tips Variables Primitive Data Types, Logical - boolean Textual - char and String Integral - byte, short, int, long Floating Point - float and double Java 7 Changes in Numeric Literals Strings, Creating Strings, White Space, Comments Coding Tips - Comments, Java Statements Coding Tips - Statements, Scope of a Variable System.out/System.in Scanner ClassChapter 5 - Operations and Making Decisions Operator Categories, Special Situations, Binary Operators Integer Division, Numeric Promotion Type Conversion Of Primitive Types, Unary Operators Relational Operators, Logical Operators "Short Circuited" Operators, Bitwise Operators Shift Operators, Overflow And Underflow Assignment Operators, Ternary Operator Calculation Errors, Operator Precedence Precedence Examples, Combining Strings Coding Tips - Operators, Control Flow Statements 'if' Statement, 'if
else' Statement Nested Statements, Coding Tips - if & if-elseChapter 6 - Using Classes and Objects Objects, Instances, And Classes What Are Classes? Working With Classes And Objects Instantiation Instance Methods Object References Null Values String Operations "Wrapper" Classes AutoboxingChapter 7 - Writing Classes Why Define Your Own Classes? Encapsulation, Elements Of A Class Defining Classes Coding Tips - Class Definitions Fields, Defining Fields, Coding Tips - Fields Methods, Defining Methods Passing Parameters Overloading Methods, Coding Tips - Methods Local Variables vs. Instance Variables Example - Defining a Class, Fields Example - Defining a Method Example - Calling a MethodChapter 8 - Controlling Code Access and Code Organization Controlling Access, Data Hiding Encapsulation, JavaBeans Packages, Naming Packages Declaring Packages In Classes, Problems Solved With Packages Package Access, Example - Access Modifiers Import Statement Using Classes From Packages Coding Tips - Import Statements Correlation To File Structure Class Path Java Core Packages Java API DocumentationChapter 9 - Constructors and Class Members Constructors, Default Constructor Multiple Constructors, Defining Constructors Example - Calling Constructors, "Good" Constructors 'this' Keyword, Using 'this' to Call a Constructor Using 'this' to Set a Field, Class Members Examples Of Class Members, Comparison With Instance Members Use Of Class Variables, Static Class Methods Use Of Class Methods, The Math Class Main Method And Command Line Arguments Declaring Constants Coding Tips - Class Members Useful Standard Class MembersChapter 10 - Advanced Control Structures 'switch' Statement, Example - switch Switch "Fall Through", Using switch "Fall Through" for Multiple Options Java 7 Strings in switch Statement 'for' Loop, Example - for, 'while' Loop Example - while, 'do
while' Loop Example - do while, Break Statement Example - break, Labeled Statements Example - Labeled break Continue Statement Example - continue Example - Labeled continue Coding Tips - Control StructuresChapter 11 - Inheritance Inheritance Is
Inheritance Examples, Declaring Inheritance Inheritance Hierarchy, Access Modifiers Revisited Inherited Members, Instances Of A Subclass Example Of Inheritance, Role In Reuse, Overriding Methods, @Override Annotation The super Keyword Example - super Keyword Problems with Constructors Limiting Subclasses Calling Methods in Constructors The Object ClassChapter 12 - Arrays Arrays Declaring Arrays Populating Arrays, Accessing Arrays Arrays of Objects, Array Length Coding Tips - Arrays, Array References Multidimensional Arrays Arrays Of Arrays Copying Arrays For-Each loop Command Line Arguments Variable Arguments Variable Arguments ExampleChapter 13 - Commonly Overridden Methods Overriding Methods Using Eclipse to Override Methods toString(), toString() in Object Overriding toString(), Comparing Objects Using == vs. equals(..) Overriding equals(..) Complex Comparisons equals(..) Example hashCode() Overriding hashCode() hashCode() Example Generating equals and hashCodeChapter 14 - Exceptions What is an Exception Benefits, The java.lang.Exception Class How to Work With Exceptions, Example Exception Handling The try-catch-finally Statement Flow of Program Control, Exception Hierarchy Checked Exceptions, Unchecked Exceptions Coding Tips - Exception Types, Catching Subclass Exceptions Java 7 Catching Multiple Exceptions Specifying Thrown Exceptions, Rethrowing Exceptions Java 7 Rethrowing Exceptions, Chaining Exceptions Creating your Own Exception, Java 7 try-with-resources Statement Java 7 Suppressed Exceptions in try-with-resourcesChapter 15 - Interfaces and Polymorphism Casting Objects, The instanceof Operator Abstract Classes, Abstract Class An Example Interface, Interface An Example Comparable Interface, Comparable Example Java 8 Default Methods and Example Java 8 Static Methods Coding Tips - Superclass or Abstract Class/Interface? Coding Tips Abstract Class or Interface Polymorphism, Conditions for Polymorphism Coding Tips - Leveraging Polymorphism Covariant Return Types Covariant Return Types An ExampleChapter 16 - Useful Java Classes Java Logging API, Control Flow of Logging Logging Levels, Loggers, Example, Handlers Logging Formatters & Log Manager Logging Configuration File Example Logging Configuration File, Logging Filters java.lang.StringBuilder, java.util.StringTokenizer java.util.Arrays & java.util.Collections, java.util.Random, Java Date and Time, Local Date and Time java.util.Date and java.time.Instant Formatting Formatting ExampleChapter 17 - Collections and Generics What are Collections?, Arrays vs. Collections Main Collections Interfaces, java.util.Collection Main Collection Methods, Sets, java.util.List java.util.Queue, Iteration on a Collection Iterator vs. For-Each Loop, Maps, java.util.Map Other Maps, Collections Implementations Abstract Implementations Choosing a Collection Type Generics and Collections Generic Collection Example Collections and Primitive Types Generic Diamond OperatorChapter 18 - Introduction to Lambda Expressions Functional Interface, Anonymous Inner Class (AIC) Downside of AIC, Lambda Expressions and Syntax Method Reference Benefits of Lambda Expressions An Example Initial Version, Refactor Criteria Into Method Predicate Interface Using a Predicate Implement as Separate Class Implement as AIC Use Lambda Expressions Reuse Lambda ExpressionsChapter 19 - Input and Output Overview of Java Input/Output The File Class, File Example Java 7 - The java.nio.file.Path Interface Serialization and Object State Avoiding Serialization Problems serialVersionUID, Options for File Input/Output Streams, Input Stream, Output Stream "Chained" Streams, RandomAccessFile Java 7 try-with-resources Statement, Using Streams - Write and Red Example Reader and Writer, Using Readers and Writers - Write and Read Example Using Readers and Writers - Scanner Read Example NIO Channels and BuffersChapter 20 - Other Java Concepts Annotations Enumerated Types and Example Assertions, When to use Assertions Assertions Examples, Enabling Assertions JVM Storage Areas Java Heap Space Heap Size Limits Garbage Collection Basics Allocation Failure (AF) OutOfMemoryError Memory Leak Distributing Java Code with JARs