Java SE 8 Fundamentals

Course Description

This Java SE 8 Fundamentals training introduces you to object-oriented programming using the Java language. Through hands-on exercises, you`ll begin to build a baseline of knowledge to propel your career in development.
5 days
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Prerequisites

Any prior experience in programming will be useful, but not required.

What Is a Java Program?

Introduction to Computer Programs
Key Features of the Java Language
The Java Technology and Development Environment
Running/testing a Java program

Creating a Java Main Class

Java Classes
The main Method

Data In the Cart

Introducing variables
Working with Strings
Working with numbers
Manipulating numeric data

Managing Multiple Items

Working with Conditions
Working with a List of Items
Processing a list of items

Describing Objects and Classes

Working with objects and classes
Defining fields and methods
Declaring, Instantiating, and Initializing Objects
Working with Object References
Doing more with Arrays
Introducing the NetBeans IDE
Introducing the Soccer League Use Case

Manipulating and Formatting the Data in Your Program

Using the String Class
Using the Java API Docs
Using the StringBuilder Class
More about primitive data types
The remaining numeric operators
Promoting and casting variables

Creating and Using Methods

Using methods
Method arguments and return values
Static methods and variables
How Arguments are Passed to a Method
Overloading a method

Using Encapsulation

Access Control
Encapsulation
Overloading constructors

More on Conditionals

Relational and conditional operators
More ways to use if/else constructs
Using Switch Statements
Using the NetBeans Debugger

More on Arrays and Loops

Working with Dates
Parsing the args Array
Two-dimensional Arrays
Alternate Looping Constructs
Nesting Loops
The ArrayList class

Using Inheritance

Overview of inheritance
Working with subclasses and superclasses
Overriding methods in the superclass
Introducing polymorphism
Creating and extending abstract classes

Using Interfaces

Polymorphism in the JDK foundation classes
Using Interfaces
Using the List Interface
Introducing Lambda expressions

Handling Exceptions

Handling Exceptions: An overview
Propagation of exceptions
Catching and throwing exceptions
Handling multiple exceptions and errors

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