Basic Java 11 and OO Programming for Developers New to OO (TT2120-J11)

This course provides hands-on Java 11 training for developers who have little or no prior working knowledge of object-oriented programming languages such as C, COBOL, and 4GL. You will learn the best practices for writing great object-oriented programs in Java 11, using sound development techniques, new improved features for better performance, and new capabilities for addressing rapid application development. Special emphasis is placed on object oriented concepts and best practices.

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Learning Objectives

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 within in a 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 Modular system (Project Jigsaw)
  • 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
  • Abstract, static and private methods in interfaces
  • Take advantage of the Java tooling that is available with the programming environment being used in the class
  • Java 11 features covered: Using the Local Variable Type in Lambda expressions; Updates made to the String API


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - A First Look
  • The Java Platform
  • Using the JDK
  • The Eclipse Paradigm
  • 2 - Getting Started with Java
  • Writing a Simple Class
  • Adding Methods to the Class
  • 3 - OO Concepts
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Inheritance, Abstraction, and Polymorphism
  • 4 - Essential Java Programming
  • Language Statements
  • Using Strings
  • Specializing in a Subclass
  • Fields and Variables
  • Using Arrays
  • Local-Variable Type Inference
  • Java Packages and Visibility
  • 5 - Object Oriented Development
  • Inheritance and Polymorphism
  • Interfaces and Abstract Classes
  • Introduction to Exception Handling
  • Exceptions
  • 6 - Java Developer's Toolbox 
  • Utility Classes
  • Java Date/Time
  • 7 - Advanced Java Programming
  • Introduction to Generics
  • Lambda Expressions and Functional Interface
  • 8 - Working with Collections
  • Collections
  • Using Collections
  • 9 - Stream API 
  • Streams
  • Collectors
  • 10 - The Java Module System
  • Introduction to the Module System
  • 11 - Time Permitting
  • Formatting Strings
  • Introduction to Annotations
  • Java 12 and beyond
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This is a basic-level programming course designed for attendees with prior development experience in another language, such as COBOL, 4GL, Mainframe or other non-object oriented languages. This course is not geared for non-developers.

    Other Prerequisites

    Continued Java & JEE training: Intermediate to Advanced Java, JEE Essentials, Java for Web, Spring / Spring Boot, Microservices / Web Services / REST, RXJava, Tuning, Patterns & More

    TDD / Test Driven Development, JUnit / Unit Testing, Agile development training

    Secure Java Coding / Java Security and secure application development training

    Mobile developer / Android training

    Please contact us for recommended next steps tailored to your longer-term education, project, role or development objectives.

    Basic Java 11 and OO Programming for Developers New to OO (TT2120-J11)

    Course Length : 5 Days

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