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Jumpstart to Java 9 for Object Oriented (OO) Developers (TT2101J9)

The Essential Java Training Series.

GK# 7037

Course Overview

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Jumpstart to Java 9 for Object Oriented (OO) Developers is a three-day, fast-paced, quick start to Java 9 training course geared for developers who have prior working knowledge of object-oriented programming languages such as C++.  Throughout the course students learn the best practices for writing great object-oriented programs in Java 9 using sound development techniques, new improved features for better performance, and new capabilities for addressing rapid application development.

Students who attend Jumpstart to Java 9 for Object Oriented (OO) Developers will leave this course armed with the required skills to develop solid object-oriented applications written in Java, using sound coding techniques and best coding practices. Geared for developers with prior OO development experience in languages such as C#, C++ or SmallTalk, this course will teach students everything they need to become productive in essential Java programming.

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What You'll Learn

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Working within in an engaging, hands-on learning environment, guided by our expert team, attendees will learn to:

  • 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 features
  • Work with the Java 9 modular system (Project Jigsaw)
  • Understand and use classes, inheritance and polymorphism
  • Understand and use collections, generics, autoboxing, and enumerations
  • Process large amount of data using Lambda expressions and the Stream API

Specific Java 9 features that are covered in the course include:

  • The Modular system (Project Jigsaw)
  • Private methods in interfaces

Outline

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Session: Java: A First Look

Lesson: The Java Platform

  • Java Platforms
  • Lifecycle of a Java Program
  • Responsibilities of JVM
  • Documentation and Code Reuse

Lesson: Using the JDK

  • Setting Up Environment
  • Locating Class Files
  • Compiling Package Classes
  • Source and Class Files
  • Java Applications

Session: Getting Started with Java

Lesson: Writing a Simple Class

  • Classes in Java
  • Class Modifiers and Types
  • Class Instance Variables
  • Primitives vs. Object References
  • Creating Objects

Lesson: Adding Methods to the Class

  • Passing Parameters into Methods
  • Returning a Value from a Method
  • Overloaded Methods
  • Constructors
  • Optimizing Constructor Usage

Session: Essential Java Programming

Lesson: Language Statements

  • Operators
  • Comparison and Logical Operators
  • Looping
  • Continue and Break Statements
  • The switch Statement
  • The for-each() Loop

Lesson: Using Strings

  • Strings
  • String Methods
  • String Equality
  • StringBuffer
  • StringBuilder

Lesson: Specializing in a Subclass

  • Extending a Class
  • Casting
  • The Object Class
  • Default Constructor
  • Implicit Constructor Chaining

Lesson: Fields and Variables

  • Instance vs. Local Variables: Usage Differences
  • Data Types
  • Default Values
  • Block Scoping Rules
  • Final and Static Fields
  • Static Methods

Lesson: Using Arrays

  • Arrays
  • Accessing the Array
  • Multidimensional Arrays
  • Copying Arrays
  • Variable Arguments

Lesson: Java Packages and Visibility

  • Class Location of Packages
  • The Package Keyword
  • Importing Classes
  • Executing Programs
  • Java Naming Conventions

Session: Object Oriented Development

Lesson: Inheritance and Polymorphism

  • Polymorphism: The Subclasses
  • Upcasting vs. Downcasting
  • Calling Superclass Methods from Subclass
  • The final Keyword

Lesson: Interfaces and Abstract Classes

  • Separating Capability from Implementation
  • Abstract Classes
  • Implementing an Interface
  • Abstract Classes vs. Interfaces

Session: Exception Handling

Lesson: Introduction to exception handling

  • Exception Architecture
  • Throwing Exceptions
  • Checked vs. Unchecked Exceptions

Lesson: Exceptions

  • Creating Your Own Exceptions
  • Handling Multiple Exceptions
  • Automatic Closure of Resources

Session: Java Developer's Toolbox

Lesson: Utility Classes

  • Wrapper Classes
  • Autoboxing/Unboxing
  • Working with Dates
  • Enumeration Syntax
  • Using Static Imports

Session: Advanced Java Programming

Lesson: Introduction to Generics

  • Generics and Subtyping
  • Bounded Wildcards
  • Generic Methods

Lesson: Lambda Expressions and Functional Interfaces

  • Functional vs OO Programming
  • Lambda Expression Syntax
  • Functional Interfaces
  • Type Inference
  • Method references

Session: Working with Collections

Lesson: The Collection API

  • Characterizing Collections
  • Collection Interface Hierarchy
  • The Set, List and Queue Interfaces
  • Map Interfaces

Lesson: Using Collections

  • Collection Sorting
  • Comparators
  • Using the Right Collection
  • Lambda expressions in Collections

Session: Stream API

Lesson: Streams

  • Processing Collections of data
  • Filtering and sorting collection data
  • Find elements in Stream
  • Numeric Streams
  • Sources for using Streams

Lesson: Collectors

  • Creating Collections from a Stream
  • Group elements in the Stream
  • Multi-level grouping of elements
  • Partitioning Streams

Session: The Java Module system (Jigsaw)

Lesson: Introduction to the Module System

  • Introduce Project Jigsaw
  • Classpath and Encapsulation
  • The JDK internal APIs
  • Java 9 Platform modules
  • Defining application modules
  • Define module dependencies
  • Implicit dependencies
  • Implied Readability
  • Exporting packages

Prerequisites

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Attendees should have a working knowledge of developing OO software applications.

Who Should Attend

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This is an introductory- level Java 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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This course is available in the following formats:

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Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 3 day

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