Introduction to Java Programming Training

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Course Description

Intensive and hands-on, this three day course emphasizes becoming productive quickly in the Java language. This course quickly covers the Java 5.0 language syntax and then moves into more advanced features of the language such as abstract classes, interfaces, generics, packages, and exception handling. Students will then learn two foundational API libraries: I/O streams and collections. Additional appendices on threads, J2EE, and Eclipse are provided for further study.
Course Length: 3 Days
Course Tuition: $1290 (US)


Professional programming experience in C, C++ or C# is required. Knowledge of Object-Oriented concepts is required.

Course Outline


What is Java?
How to Get Java
A First Java Program
Compiling and Interpreting Applications
The JDK Directory Structure

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

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

Using Java Objects
Printing to the Console
printf Format Strings
StringBuilder and StringBuffer
Methods and Messages
Parameter Passing
Comparing and Identifying Objects
Destroying Objects
Using the Primitive-Type Wrapper Classes

Inheritance in Java
Inheritance in Java
Method Overriding
The Object Class

Advanced Inheritance and Language Constructs
Enumerated Types - Pre-Java 5.0
Enumerated Types Today
More Enumerated Types
Abstract Classes
Using Interfaces
The import Statement
Static Imports
CLASSPATH and Import
Defining Packages
Package Scope

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

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

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

Appendix A - Introduction to Threads
Non-Threaded Applications
Threaded Applications
Creating Threads
Thread States
Runnable Threads
Coordinating Threads
Interrupting Threads
Runnable Interface

Appendix B - J2EE Overview
Introduction to J2EE
J2SE Building Blocks
Servlets, JSPs, and Web Applications
Web Services
Enterprise JavaBeans
Additional J2EE APIs
J2EE Clients
The J2EE Platform

Appendix C - 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
Shortcut Key Sequences
More Shortcut Key Sequences
Setting the Classpath
Importing Existing Java Code into Eclipse

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