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Beginning Java Application Development

JAV-100 (5 Days)
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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 Java 1.7, 1.8, or later.  Earlier versions can be taught on request.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

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

Java Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Understand Java’s importance, uses, strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand Java language basics
  • Write, compile, and run Java programs
  • Understand the Object Model and Object Oriented Programming
  • 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
  • Use packages to organize code
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Be aware of, and use the new features of Java 8 (if using Java 1.8 or later), as well as important advanced features of earlier Java versions
  • Use basic I/O streams (Optional)

Java Training Outline

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Introduction
A First Look
  • A Simple Java Class
  • Java’s “Hello World” Program
Java Basics
  • Language and Platform Features
  • Program Life Cycle
  • The Java SE Development Kit (JDK)
  • Working with the Development Environment
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
  • Scopes, Blocks, References to Objects
Flow of Control
  • Branching: if, if-else, switch
  • Iteration: while, do-while, for, break, continue
Strings and Arrays
  • String, StringBuffer, StringBuilder
  • Arrays, Primitive Arrays, Arrays of Reference Types
  • Varargs
Packages
  • Package Overview - Using Packages to Organize Code
  • import statements
  • Creating Packages, package Statement, Required Directory Structure
  • Finding Classes, Packages and Classpath
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 1.8 or later only)
  • Using Interfaces to Remove Implementation Dependencies
Exceptions
  • Exceptions and the Exception Hierarchy
  • try and catch
  • Handling Exceptions
  • Program Flow with Exceptions
  • Finally
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
    • Using DriverManager, Connection, Statement and ResultSet
    • JDBC Architecture and API
  • 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
  • Assertions
  • Type-safe Enums
  • Annotations
  • Lambda Expressions and Method References (Java 1.8 or later only)
  • Additional Features
​​I/O Streams (Optional)
  • Readers and Writers
  • Filter Streams
  • Byte Streams
  • Formatted Output
  • New I/O (NIO) APIs
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

JAV-100

Duration:

5 Days

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.

Training Materials:

All students for this Java training course receive a copy of Oracle's Java, A Beginner's Guide and related courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Core 2 Duo or faster processor with at least 3GB RAM
  • Any operating system that supports Java 1.7, 1.8, or later
  • JDK 7 or 8 (6 could be accommodated upon request)
  • The Java development tool the students are likely to use after the class (Eclipse is recommended, but IntelliJ IDEA, IBM RAD, NetBeans, and other tools are supported)
  • Other free software - please contact us if you have purchased this class

Contact Us:

Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

For pricing and to learn more, please contact us.

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877 849 1850
International:
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Toll-free in US/Canada:
866 566 1228
International:
+1 404 420 2491

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