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(101018) Fast Track to Core Java 8 Prog. for OO Exp. Developers (TT2104-J8)

Code: 101018 v0523
Tuition (USD): $2595
Length: 4Days

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Live Virtual, US 12/04/2023
Live Virtual, US 01/16/2024
Live Virtual, US 03/26/2024
Live Virtual, US 05/14/2024
Live Virtual, US 07/09/2024
Live Virtual, US 09/10/2024
Live Virtual, US 10/29/2024
Live Virtual, US 12/03/2024

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Skills Gained:
This “skills-centric” course is about 50% hands-on lab and 50% lecture, designed to train attendees in core OO coding and Java development skills, coupling the most current, effective techniques with the soundest industry practices. Our engaging instructors and mentors are highly experienced practitioners who bring years of current "on-the-job" experience into every classroom. Working in a 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 multi-threading and exception handling features Understand and use classes, inheritance and polymorphism Understand and use collections, generics, autoboxing, and enumerations including new Java features and capabilities Become familiar with the concept of functional programming using Lambda Expressions Process large amounts of data using the Stream API introduced in Java 8 Take advantage of the Java tooling that is available with the programming environment being used in the class Specific Java 8 features: The new Date API, Lambda Expressions, Streams, Collectors
Who Should Attend?
Application Developers, Software Developers, Full Stack Developers.
  • 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
What You Will Learn:
  • 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
Course Info:
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.

Follow-On Courses:
Our core Java training courses provide you with a solid foundation for continued learning based on role, goals, or your areas of specialty. Attending this course will prepare you for ‘next-level’ study in intermediate Java skills, Reactive Java, Spring, testing and test-driven development, Java security training and more. We’re happy to make recommendations for the best next steps in your learning journey based on your unique role, needs and learning goals.

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