Course Code: GES337
Cover the fundamentals of Java needed to grasp the program. Understand how to write a Java program, create a class, basic Java syntax, mathematics in Java, and objects in Java.
Learn about controlling program flow. During this section of the course you’ll understand additional loop control, classpath, code libraries, and Jar files.
Explore arrays, how to enhance arrays for loops, multi-dimensional arrays, and typecasting with arrays of primitives. You’ll also learn about inheritance, polymorphism, how to create a derived class, typecasting with object references, and methods inherited from object.
Learn about interfaces, including how to create an interface definition, implementation, reference variables, inheritance, and additional uses for interfaces. You’ll also learn about exceptions. Your coverage of exceptions encompasses attempting to catch risky code, guaranteeing the execution of code, and how to create and use your own exception classes.
Understand the fundamental collections of sets, lists, and maps. Learn about iterators and how to create collectible classes.
Master inner classes, a.k.a. nested classes, before taking the course’s final exam. You will also complete a project regarding a hotel reservations case study prior to completion of the course.
I. Java Introduction
A. Conventions in These Notes
B. The Java Environment - Overview
C. Writing a Java Program
D. Obtaining The Java Environment
E. Setting up your Java Environment
F. Creating a Class That Can Run as a Program
G. Useful Stuff Necessary to go Further
H. Using the Java Documentation
II. Java Basics
A. Basic Java Syntax
C. Mathematics in Java
D. Creating and Using Methods
III. Java Objects
B. String, StringBuffer, and StringBuilder
C. Creating Documentation Comments and Using javadoc
IV. Mid-term exam
V. Comparisons And Flow Control Structures
A. Controlling Program Flow
B. Additional Loop Control: break and continue
C. Classpath, Code Libraries, and Jar files
B. Enhanced for Loops - the For-Each Loop
C. Multi-Dimensional Arrays
D. Typecasting with Arrays of Primitives
C. Creating a Derived Class
D. Example - Factoring Person Out of Employee and Dependent
E. Typecasting with Object References
F. Other Inheritance-Related Keywords
G. Methods Inherited from Object
B. Creating an Interface Definition
C. Implementing Interfaces
D. Reference Variables and Interfaces
E. Interfaces and Inheritance
F. Some Uses for Interfaces
B. Attempting Risky Code - try and catch
C. Guaranteeing Execution of Code - the finally Block
D. Letting an Exception be Thrown to the Method Caller
E. Throwing an Exception
F. Exceptions and Inheritance
G. Creating and Using Your Own Exception Classes
H. Rethrowing Exceptions
I. Initializer Blocks
X. Generics and Collections
A. Fundamental Collections: Sets, Lists, and Maps
C. Creating Collectible Classes
XI. Inner Classes
A. Inner Classes, aka Nested Classes
XII. Final Exam
XIII. Project: Hotel Reservations Case Study
Nat Dunn founded Webucator in 2003 to combine his passion for technical training with his business expertise and to help companies benefit from both. His previous experience was in sales, business and technical training, and management. Nat has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in International Relations from Pomona College.
There are no prerequisites for this course, however prior knowledge of any programming language is helpful.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Great class for anyone looking to get into Java Programming! A well rounded course that covers everything you need to know about Java!"
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This course does not prepare you for a certification but prepares you to enter the job market as an entry-level Java programmer or to continue your education learning other programming languages.
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