Learn Java Fundamentals for Beginners

Course Duration Time Location Fees Book
2 Weekends (Saturday & Sunday) 10am to 6pm Tutor-led Classroom £600
6 Evenings (Monday, Wednesday & Friday) 7pm – 10pm Tutor-led Classroom £450
  • What will you learn

    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.

    Learn To:

    Use Java programming language constructs to create a Java technology application.
    Use decision and looping constructs and methods to dictate program flow.
    Understand basic object oriented concepts such as inheritance, encapsulation, and abstraction. Use and manipulate object references, and to write simple error handling code.

    Use the new SE 8 java.time and java.time.format packages to format and print the local date and time. Specify a data modification by passing a predicate lambda expression to the Collections class.

    Benefits to You
    By enrolling in this course, you’ll expand your knowledge of Java SE 8, while building your Java skill set. You’ll build a solid basis in the Java programming language upon which to base continued work and training.

  • Audience
    • Application Developers
    • Developer
      Project Manager
    • System Administrator
    • Team Leader
    • Technical Administrator
    • Technical Consultant
    • Web Administrator
  • Course Objectives

    Write Java code that uses variables, arrays, conditional and loop constructs Manipulate primitive numeric data and string data using Java operators Create Java classes and use object references
    Access the fields and methods of an object

    Manipulate text data using the methods of the String and StringBuilder classes

    Use casting without losing precision or causing errors
    Declare, override, and invoke methods
    Access and create static fields and methods
    Use classes from the java.time and java.time.format packages to format and print the local date and time Encapsulate a class using access modifiers and overloaded constructors

    Define and implement a simple class hierarchy
    Demonstrate polymorphism by implementing a Java Interface Use a Predicate Lambda expression as the argument to a method Handle a checked exception in a Java application

  • Course Topic

    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