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Fast Track to Core Java 8 Programming for OO Developers (C#, C++, etc.) (TT2104-J8)

SS Course: GK101018

Course Overview

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Fast Track to Core Java 8 Programming for Object Oriented (OO) Experienced Developers is a five-day, comprehensive hands-on introduction to Java training course geared for developers who have prior working knowledge of object-oriented programming languages such as C# or C++. Throughout the course, students learn the best practices for writing great object-oriented programs in Java 8, using sound development techniques, new improved features for better performance and new capabilities for addressing rapid application development.

                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

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07/09/24 - GVT - Virtual Classroom - Virtual Instructor-Led
09/10/24 - GVT - Virtual Classroom - Virtual Instructor-Led
10/29/24 - GVT - Virtual Classroom - Virtual Instructor-Led
12/03/24 - GVT - Virtual Classroom - Virtual Instructor-Led

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

Lesson: The Eclipse Paradigm

  • Workbench and Workspace
  • Views
  • Editors
  • Perspectives
  • Projects

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

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

Session: Essential Java Programming

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: Advanced Java Programming

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

Lesson: Exceptions

  • Exception Architecture
  • Handling Multiple Exceptions
  • Automatic Closure of Resources
  • Creating Your Own Exceptions
  • Throwing Exceptions
  • Checked vs. Unchecked Exceptions

Session: Java Developer's Toolbox

Lesson: Utility Classes

  • Wrapper Classes
  • The Number Class
  • Random Numbers
  • Autoboxing/Unboxing
  • The Date Class

Lesson: Enumerations and Static Imports

  • Enumeration Syntax
  • When You Should Use Enumerations
  • Using Static Imports
  • When You Should Use Static Imports

Session: Collections and Generics

Lesson: Introduction to Generics

  • Generics and Subtyping
  • Bounded Wildcards
  • Generic Methods
  • Legacy Calls To Generics
  • When Generics Should Be Used

Lesson: Collections

  • Characterizing Collections
  • Collection Interface Hierarchy
  • Iterators
  • The Set Interface
  • The List Interface
  • Queue Interface
  • Map Interfaces
  • Using the Right Collection
  • Collections and Multithreading

Session: Lambda Expressions; Collections and Streams

Lesson: Introduction to Lambda Expressions

  • Functional vs OO Programming
  • Anonymous Inner-classes
  • Lambda Expression Syntax
  • Functional Interfaces
  • Method references
  • Constructor references

Lesson: Java 8 Collection Updates

  • Introduce the ConcurrentHashMap
  • Lambda expressions and Collections

Lesson: Streams

  • 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

Lesson: Collectors

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

Additional Topics: Time Permitting

Lesson: The new Date/Time API

  • Introduce the new Date/Time API
  • LocalDate, LocalDateTime, etc.
  • Formatting Dates
  • Working with time zones
  • Manipulate date/time values

Lesson: Introduction to Annotations

  • Annotations Overview
  • Working with Java Annotations

    Prerequisites

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    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. Attendees should have a working knowledge of developing OO software applications (coming from C++, C# or other OO programming backgrounds).

      Who Should Attend

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      Application Developers, Software Developers, Full Stack Developers.