Beginning Java Application Development for C++ Programmers

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Course Number: JAV-103

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Java for C++ Developers Training Overview

Accelebrate's Beginning Java Application Development for C++ Programmers training course teaches experienced C++ developers the Java skills they need for successfully developing Java applications.

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

  • Master the fundamentals of Java 8 or later programming including classes, packages, objects, methods, properties, abstraction, polymorphism, and inheritance.
  • Write Java applications that interact with databases via JDBC
  • Integrate tests into their code using JUnit and test-driven development practices
  • Explore new features in JDK 8 or later

Prerequisites

This training presumes substantial prior experience with C++ or similar object-oriented language.

Outline

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Java Basics [accelerated due to attendee experience]
  • Language and Platform Features
  • Program Life Cycle
  • The Java SE Development Kit(JDK)
Class and Object Basics [accelerated due to prior C++ experience]
  • 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 [accelerated due to prior C++ experience]
  • 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 [not more than 5 minutes due to attendee experience]
  • Branching: if, if-else, switch
  • Iteration: while, do-while, for, break, continue
Strings and Arrays [briefly due to attendee experience]
  • 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
Exceptions
  • Exceptions and the Exception Hierarchy
  • try and catch
  • Handling Exceptions
  • Program Flow with Exceptions
  • finally
JDBC
  • JDBC basics
  • JDBC Architecture
  • Using JDBC drivers & DriverManager
  • Class Connection and connecting to a database
  • Class Statement and executing SQL statements
  • Other statement types
  • Driver types
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
Inner Classes
  • Why Use Inner Classes?
  • Named Inner Classes
  • Static Inner Classes
  • Anonymous Inner Classes
Reflection
  • The class called Class
  • Finding Fields, Methods, and Constructors
  • Accessing Fields, Invoking Methods
  • Examining Arrays
JUnit Basics
  • JUnit Overview, Test Driven Development
  • Tests and Assertions
  • Working With Exceptions
Organizing Tests with JUnit
  • Writing Fixtures - @Before, @After
  • Test Suites, and Other Capabilities
  • Mock Objects
Additional Java Features
  • Assertions
  • Type-safe Enums
  • Annotations
  • Additional New Features in Java 6, Java 7, and Java 8
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Java training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • At least 8GB RAM
  • Any operating system that supports Java 1.8 or later
  • JDK 8 or later
  • The Java 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


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