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Introduction to Java 8 Programming for Developers New to OO Programming

Course Code: 1206
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$2495

Introduction to Java 8 Programming for Developers New to OO Programming

An introduction to Java 8 programming and object-oriented programming

Course Code : 1206
Introduction to Java 8 Programming for Developers New to OO Programming 0 5 0

$2495

Overview

The Introduction to Java 8 programming for developers new to object-oriented programming is a five day course that discusses best practices for writing great object-oriented programs in Java 8 using sound development techniques, new improved features for better performance and new capabilities rapid application development. The course also focusses on object-oriented programming concepts and best practices.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 15 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 15 days

What You'll learn

  • Understand what OO programming is and what the advantages of OO are in today’s world
  • Work with objects, classes, and OO implementations
  • Understand the basic concepts of OO such as encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism, and abstraction
  • Understand not only the fundamentals of the Java language, but also its importance, uses, strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand the basics of the Java language and how it relates to OO programming and the Object Model
  • Learn to use Java exception handling
  • Understand and use classes, inheritance and polymorphism
  • Understand and use collections, generics, autoboxing, and enumerations
  • Become familiar with the concept of functional programming using Lambda Expressions
  • Process large amounts of data using the Stream API introduced in Java 8
  • Discover the new Date/Time API
  • Use the JDBC API for database access
  • Work with annotations
  • Take advantage of the Java tooling that is available with the programming environment being used in the class

Outline

  • Java Platforms
  • Lifecycle of a Java Program
  • Responsibilities of JVM
  • Documentation and Code Reuse
  • Setting Up Environment
  • Locating Class Files
  • Compiling Package Classes
  • Source and Class Files
  • Java Applications
  • Exercise: Exploring MemoryViewer
  • Exercise: Exploring ColorPicker
  • Workbench and Workspace
  • Views
  • Editors
  • Perspectives
  • Projects
  • Tutorial: Working with Eclipse
  • Classes in Java
  • Class Modifiers and Types
  • Class Instance Variables
  • Primitives vs. Object References
  • Creating Objects
  • Exercise: Create a Simple Class
  • Encapsulation
  • Inheritance
  • Method Overriding
  • Polymorphism
  • Exercise: Define and use Another Java Class
  • Real-World Objects
  • Classes and Objects
  • Object Behavior
  • Methods and Messages
  • Exercise: Define and use a New Java class
  • Passing Parameters into Methods
  • Returning a Value from a Method
  • Overloaded Methods
  • Constructors
  • Optimizing Constructor Usage
  • Exercise: Create a Class with Methods
  • Operators
  • Comparison and Logical Operators
  • Looping
  • Continue and Break Statements
  • The switch Statement
  • The for-each() Loop
  • Exercise: Looping
  • Exercise: Language Statements
  • Strings
  • String Methods
  • String Equality
  • StringBuffer
  • StringBuilder
  • Exercise: Fun with Strings
  • Exercise: Using StringBuffers and StringBuilders
  • Extending a Class
  • Casting
  • The Object Class
  • Default Constructor
  • Implicit Constructor Chaining
  • Exercise: Creating Subclasses
  • Exercise: Defining the Student Subclass
  • Instance vs. Local Variables: Usage Differences
  • Data Types
  • Default Values
  • Block Scoping Rules
  • Final and Static Fields
  • Static Methods
  • Exercise: Field Test
  • Arrays
  • Accessing the Array
  • Multidimensional Arrays
  • Copying Arrays
  • Variable Arguments
  • Exercise: Creating an Array
  • Exercise: Defining the Student Array
  • Class Location of Packages
  • The Package Keyword
  • Importing Classes
  • Executing Programs
  • Java Naming Conventions
  • Polymorphism: The Subclasses
  • Upcasting vs. Downcasting
  • Calling Superclass Methods From Subclass
  • The final Keyword
  • Exercise: Salaries – Polymorphism
  • StringJoiner
  • format
  • out.printf
  • The Formatter class
  • Using the formatting syntax
  • Introduce the new Date/Time API
  • LocalDate, LocalDateTime, etc.
  • Formatting Dates
  • Working with time zones
  • Manipulate date/time values
  • Exercise: Agenda
  • Enumeration Syntax
  • When You Should Use Enumerations
  • Using Static Imports
  • When You Should Use Static Imports
  • Exercise: Enumerations
  • Wrapper Classes
  • The Number Class
  • Random Numbers
  • Autoboxing/Unboxing
  • The Date Class
  • Exercise: Using Primitive Wrappers
  • Exception Architecture
  • Handling Multiple Exceptions
  • Automatic Closure of Resources
  • Creating Your Own Exceptions
  • Throwing Exceptions
  • Checked vs. Unchecked Exceptions
  • Exercise: Exceptions
  • Separating Capability from Implementation
  • Abstract Classes
  • Implementing an Interface
  • Abstract Classes vs. Interfaces
  • Exercise: Mailable – Interfaces
  • Generics and Subtyping
  • Bounded Wildcards
  • Generic Methods
  • Legacy Calls To Generics
  • When Generics Should Be Used
  • Exercise: DynamicArray
  • Exercise: Adding Generics to Dynamic Array
  • Characterizing Collections
  • Collection Interface Hierarchy
  • Iterators
  • The Set Interface
  • The List Interface
  • Queue Interface
  • Map Interfaces
  • Using the Right Collection
  • Collections and Multithreading
  • Exercise: Using Hashtable and HashMap
  • Exercise: Collections Poker
  • Exercise: Writing a Collection
  • Functional vs OO Programming
  • Anonymous Inner-classes
  • Lambda Expression Syntax
  • Functional Interfaces
  • Method references
  • Constructor references
  • Introduce the ConcurrentHashMap
  • Lambda expressions and Collections
  • Exercise: Functional Collections
  • Processing Collections of data
  • The Stream interface
  • Reduction and Parallelism
  • Filtering collection data
  • Sorting Collection data
  • Map collection data
  • Find elements in Stream
  • Numeric Streams
  • Create infinite Streams
  • Sources for using Streams
  • Exercise: Working with Streams
  • Creating Collections from a Stream
  • Group elements in the Stream
  • Multi-level grouping of elements
  • Partitioning Streams
  • Exercise: Collecting
  • Annotations Overview
  • Working with Java Annotations
  • Exercise: Annotations
  • Exercise: Using Annotations
  • Connecting to the Database
  • Statement and PreparedStatement
  • ResultSet
  • Executing Inserts, Updates, and Deletes
  • Controlling Transactions and Concurrency
  • Tutorial: Setup The Derby Database
  • Exercise: Reading Table Data
  • Exercise: Using JdbcRowSet
  • Exercise: Executing within a Transaction
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Prerequisites

Participants need to have prior practical programming experience in another language.

Who Should Attend

This is an introductory- level Java programming course, designed for experienced developers who wish to get up and running with Java, or who need to reinforce sound Java coding practices, immediately.

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