EC29 - Java SE Primer Workshop for Legacy Programmers - 4 Days

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2022-09-13Virtual4 Days £1500.00 (plus VAT)
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For on-site courses (i.e. at your premises), we are more than happy to tailor the course agenda to suit your exact requirements. In many cases, we are able to build your in-house standards and naming conventions into the delivered course.


Course Details

INTRODUCTION TO OBJECT ORIENTED CONCEPTS
History of OO Languages
What is Object Orientation ?
Messaging
Abstraction
Solution Space and Problem Space
Object Oriented Concepts
Summary Object Oriented Terms

OBJECTS
Introduction to Objects
Object Definition

CLASSES
Introduction to Classes
Class Definition
Objects and Classes
Delegation
The Benefits of Classes
Java Class Definition

OBJECT INSTANTIATION
Instantiation and Types / Classes
Object Instantiation
Instance variables
Instance Methods
Class Variables
Class Methods

MESSAGES
Sending Messages to an Object - Methods
The Benefits of Messages
Methods and Method Signature

ENCAPSULATION
Encapsulation and Data Hiding
Variable and Method Definition
The Benefits of Encapsulation

INHERITANCE
Generalisation and Specialisation
Inheritance and Implementation Inheritance
Single Inheritance
Inheritance Definition
The Benefits of Inheritance

INTERFACES
Multiple Implementations of Single Inheritance
Single Implementations Supporting Multiple Interfaces

POLYMORPHISM
Introduction to Polymorphism
Polymorphism Definition
Overriding
Overloading

OBJECT LIFETIME
Object Lifetime
Constructors
Destructors - Garbage Collection

OBJECT MODELLING
Introduction to Object Modelling
Unified Modelling Language
Rational Unified Process
Inception
Elaboration
Construction
Transition
Analysis

INTRODUCTION TO JAVA
What is Java?
The Java Programming Language
The Java Platform, the ClassPath
What Can Java Do?
Overview of the many subjects covered by Java
Advantages of using Java
Creating a java class
Running Simple Applications
A simple first example - The "Hello World" Application

OBJECT-ORIENTED CONCEPTS
An introduction to Objects
What is an Object?, Encapsulation
Communicating between objects
What are Messages?, the benefits of Messages
Classes
What are Classes?, Objects vs. Classes, instantiation, the benefits of Classes
Inheritance
What is Inheritance?, the benefits of Inheritance

THE JAVA LANGUAGE
Variables
Usage Types, Data Types, Literal Values, Naming Standards, Scope, Initialisation, Constants, Escape Characters
Arrays & Multi-Dimentional Arrays
Strings
Strings are objects!, Concatenation, Testing for String equality, Manipulation
Operators
Arithmetic, Unary, Relational, Conditional, Bitwise, Assignment, Expressions
Primitive Casting & Data Type Conversion
Control Flow Statements
if-else, switch, For, While, Do-while, break and continue, Labeled Loops
The return Statement
Enums
Passing Arguments to JAVA Programs

OBJECTS, METHODS AND CLASSES
Introduction to Classes and Objects
Methods, Applications & Object Code
Creating & Manipulating Objects, Calling Methods, Passing Arguments and Method Overloading, Returning Values from Methods
Constructors, Static Code
Varargs
Inheritance - Extending a Class
What does a Subclass Inherit?

PACKAGES
Packages, Using Package Members, Importing

JAVA KEYWORD SUMMARY
Accessibility Modifiers
Declaration Parameters
Class modifiers, Variable modifiers, Method modifiers

CONVERSION, FORMATTING AND PRECISION
Data Type Conversion, Wrapper Classes
Autoboxing
Decimal Precision and the BigDecimal class
Numeric Formatting, Date Formatting
Formatting

CASTING
Literal Values, Implicit & Explicit Casting, Casting With Operators
Casting Objects, Narrowing & Widening

THE ECLIPSE/RAD/WSAD DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT (if applicable)
The Workbench
Perspectives, Views, Toolbars, Editors
Importing and exporting, Searching
Rearranging Views, Fast Views
Working With Java
Working with buildpaths and classpaths
Fixing Problems, Creating new Classes and Interfaces
The Java Editor
Editing code and elements, Content/Code Assist, Code Formatter
Managing Imports, Local History, Refactoring
Other Views
The Type Hierarchy, Using the Outline View
Running and Debugging apps


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