Learning to Program with Java
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Students Will Learn:
- Fundamental Elements of Programming
- Classes, Objects and Methods
- Structured Programming Techniques
- Arrays and Data Structures
- Exception Handling
- String Handling
- Fundamental Algorithms
- GUI Programming Concepts
Course Description: This hands on Java Programming course provides an introduction to programming using the Java language. Students are introduced to the application development cycle, structure of programs, and specific language syntax. The course introduces important algorithmic constructs, string and character manipulation, dynamic memory allocation, standard I/O, and fundamental object-oriented programming concepts. The course explains the use of inheritance and polymorphism early on so the students can practice extensively in the hands on labs. Structured programming techniques and error handling are emphasized. The course includes the processing of command line arguments and environment variables so students will be able to write flexible, user-friendly programs. Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.
This class is intended for non-programmers. Students who already understand fundamental structured programming and object-oriented techniques should attend the Java Programming course instead of this more introductory course.
Course Prerequisites: Familiarity with computers.
Learning to Program with Java Course Overview:
|Fundamentals of the Program Development Cycle
||Application Development Fundamentals
|Introduction to Classes and Objects
|Writing Methods (Functions)
|Deeper Into Classes and Objects
||Defining Classes Using Inheritance
|Increasing Convenience by Using Polymorphism
||Files and Streams
|Fundamental Searching and Sorting
||Fundamental Data Structures
|Strings, Characters and Regular Expressions
||Fundamental GUI Programming Concepts
"The instructor did a fantastic job teaching this course. I do have programming experience (have not programmed in years) but this was a great refresher. To say I simply enjoyed this course would be an understatement!"
"The course was a good ice-breaker to the world of Java. I feel much confident now to explore my automation skills."