Beginning Java Application Development

939 Ratings

Course Number: JAV-100

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Java Training Overview

Accelebrate's Beginning Java training course teaches aspiring Java programmers the skills they need to successfully write their first applications in Java.

Note: This course is optimized for JDK 11 or later, but earlier versions can easily be taught on request.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Understand Java’s importance, uses, strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand the release cycle and Long Term Support (LTS) releases
  • Understand Java language basics
  • Write, compile, and run Java programs
  • Use the Java shell (JShell - Java 9+) for interactive programming
  • Understand the Object Model and Object-Oriented Programming
  • Understand and use classes, inheritance, polymorphism
  • Create well-designed classes and use them in your Java programs
  • Use composition and delegation to create objects from other objects
  • Understand & use packages to organize code
  • Understand and use Java 9 modules
  • Understand interfaces, their importance, and their uses
  • Use interfaces to implement abstraction
  • Learn good Java coding style
  • Create well-structured Java programs
  • Compile and execute programs with the JDK development tools and with an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) of your choice
  • Use the core Java libraries (java.lang, java.util)
  • Understand & use exceptions for error handling
  • Understand the basics of using JDBC and JPA, and use them to access databases from Java
  • Use the Java Collections Framework (including new features introduced in Java 9, 10, 11, and later)
  • Use other new features such as type inference
  • Be aware of, and use the new features of Java 9-11, as well as important advanced features of earlier Java versions
  • Understand and use basic I/O streams (Optional)

Prerequisites

This Java training course can be tailored for audiences ranging from first-time programmers to experienced OO developers seeking to learn Java. However, it is essential that new developers and experienced developers not be mixed in the same class.

Outline

Expand All | Collapse All

Introduction
A First Look
  • A Simple Java Class
  • Java’s “Hello World” Program
  • The Java Shell (REPL)
Java Basics
  • Language and Platform Features
  • The Java Release Cycle
  • Program Life Cycle
  • The Java SE Development Kit (JDK)
Class and Object Basics
  • The Object Model and Object-Oriented Programming
  • Classes, References, and Instantiation
  • Adding Data to a Class Definition
  • Adding Methods (Behavior)
More on Classes and Objects
  • Accessing data, the "this" variable
  • Encapsulation and Access Control, public and private Access
  • Constructors and Initialization
  • static Members of a Class
  • Type Inference (Java 10+)
  • Scopes, Blocks, References to Objects
  • Type-safe Enums
Flow of Control
  • Branching: if, if-else, switch
  • Iteration: while, do-while, for, break, continue
Strings, Arrays, and Dates/Times
  • String, StringBuffer, StringBuilder
  • Arrays, Primitive Arrays, Arrays of Reference Types
  • varargs
  • LocalDate/LocalTime (Java 8+)
Packages and Modules
  • Package Overview - Using Packages to Organize Code
  • import statements
  • Creating Packages, package Statement, Required Directory Structure
  • Java 9 Module Overview
  • Defining Modules, Requires, and Exports
  • Module Path and Classpath - Differences and Coexistence
Composition and Inheritance
  • Using Composition to Deal With Complexity
  • Composition/HAS-A, Delegation
  • Using Inheritance and Polymorphism to share commonality
  • IS-A, extends, Inheriting Features, Overriding Methods, Using Polymorphism
  • Class Object
  • Abstract Classes
Interfaces
  • Using Interfaces to Define Types
  • Interfaces and Abstract Classes
  • Default Methods and static Methods (Java 8)
Exceptions
  • Exceptions and the Exception Hierarchy
  • try and catch
  • Handling Exceptions
  • Program Flow with Exceptions
Java Collections and Generics
  • The Collections Framework and its API
  • Collections and Java Generics
  • Collection, Set, List, Map, Iterator
  • Autoboxing
  • Collections of Object (non-generic)
  • Using ArrayList, HashSet, and HashMap
  • for-each Loop
  • Processing Items With an Iterator
  • More About Generics
Database Access with JDBC and JPA
  • JDBC Overview
    • JDBC Architecture and API
    • Using DriverManager, Connection, Statement, and ResultSet
  • JPA Overview
    • JPA Architecture and Programming View
    • Entity Classes and Annotations
    • Mapping an Entity Class
    • EntityManagerFactory and EntityManager
    • Working with JPA (Find by primary key and inserts)
Additional Java Features
  • Annotations
  • Lambda Expressions and Method References (Java 8+)
  • Additional Features
I/O Streams (Optional)
  • Readers and Writers
  • Filter Streams
  • Byte Streams
  • Formatted Output
  • The File Class
  • New I/O (NIO) APIs
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Java training students receive courseware and a related textbook.

Software Requirements:

  • A recent version of Windows, macOS, or Linux with at least 8 GB RAM
  • JDK 8 or later
  • The Java tool the students are likely to use after the class (Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA are recommended)
  • Other free software - please contact us if you have purchased this class


Learn faster

Our live, instructor-led lectures are far more effective than pre-recorded classes

Satisfaction guarantee

If your team is not 100% satisfied with your training, we do what's necessary to make it right

Learn online from anywhere

Whether you are at home or in the office, we make learning interactive and engaging

Multiple Payment Options

We accept check, ACH/EFT, major credit cards, and most purchase orders



Recent Training Locations

Alabama

Birmingham

Huntsville

Montgomery

Alaska

Anchorage

Arizona

Phoenix

Tucson

Arkansas

Fayetteville

Little Rock

California

Los Angeles

Oakland

Orange County

Sacramento

San Diego

San Francisco

San Jose

Colorado

Boulder

Colorado Springs

Denver

Connecticut

Hartford

DC

Washington

Florida

Fort Lauderdale

Jacksonville

Miami

Orlando

Tampa

Georgia

Atlanta

Augusta

Savannah

Hawaii

Honolulu

Idaho

Boise

Illinois

Chicago

Indiana

Indianapolis

Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Des Moines

Kansas

Wichita

Kentucky

Lexington

Louisville

Louisiana

New Orleans

Maine

Portland

Maryland

Annapolis

Baltimore

Frederick

Hagerstown

Massachusetts

Boston

Cambridge

Springfield

Michigan

Ann Arbor

Detroit

Grand Rapids

Minnesota

Minneapolis

Saint Paul

Mississippi

Jackson

Missouri

Kansas City

St. Louis

Nebraska

Lincoln

Omaha

Nevada

Las Vegas

Reno

New Jersey

Princeton

New Mexico

Albuquerque

New York

Albany

Buffalo

New York City

White Plains

North Carolina

Charlotte

Durham

Raleigh

Ohio

Akron

Canton

Cincinnati

Cleveland

Columbus

Dayton

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City

Tulsa

Oregon

Portland

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Pittsburgh

Rhode Island

Providence

South Carolina

Charleston

Columbia

Greenville

Tennessee

Knoxville

Memphis

Nashville

Texas

Austin

Dallas

El Paso

Houston

San Antonio

Utah

Salt Lake City

Virginia

Alexandria

Arlington

Norfolk

Richmond

Washington

Seattle

Tacoma

West Virginia

Charleston

Wisconsin

Madison

Milwaukee

Alberta

Calgary

Edmonton

British Columbia

Vancouver

Manitoba

Winnipeg

Nova Scotia

Halifax

Ontario

Ottawa

Toronto

Quebec

Montreal

Puerto Rico

San Juan