Programming & Development

Introduction to Java 9


This is a five-day, comprehensive, and hands-on training course geared for developers who have little or no prior working knowledge of object-oriented programming languages, such as those working on C, COBOL, 4GL, etc.

Who Should Attend
Programmers with little or no Object-Oriented background, such as C, COBOL, Mainframe, 4GL developers, etc.

Course Objectives
Students who attend Java 9 and OO Essentials 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. Working within in an engaging, hands-on learning environment, guided by our expert team, attendees will learn to: 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 Work with the Java 9 modular system (Project Jigsaw) Learn to use Java exception handling features 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 Use the JDBC API for database access Take advantage of the Java tooling that is available with the programming environment being used in the class Specific Java 9 features that are covered in the course include: The Modular system (Project Jigsaw) Private methods in interfaces

Course Outline:

The Java Platform
Using the JDK
The Eclipse Paradigm

Writing a Simple Class
Adding Methods to the Class

Object-Oriented Programming
Inheritance, Abstraction, and Polymorphism

Language Statements
Using Strings
Specializing in a Subclass
Fields and Variables
Using Arrays
Java Packages and Visibility

Inheritance and Polymorphism
Interfaces and Abstract Classes

Introduction to exception handling

Utility Classes
Formatting Strings

Introduction to Generics
Lambda Expressions and Functional Interfaces

The Collection API
Using Collections


Introduction to the Module System

Java Data Access JDBC API
Introduction to Annotations (optional)

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