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Java Programming

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Java™ has rapidly become the language of choice for platform independent implementations. This course provides a general introduction to programming, data structures, and object-oriented programming. The syntax and semantics of the Java™ language are addressed, as well as related topics which include object-oriented programming concepts, terminology, and notation. This class requires the Java 2 Platform Development Kit, Standard Edition.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Java™ Programming Applications

    • Describe how Java™ programming is used in web-based applications.
    • Implement searching and sorting capabilities into a Java™ application.

    Java™ Basics

    • Explain a typical Java™ development environment.
    • Create, compile, and execute a basic Java™ program.
    • Create and use classes, methods, instance variables, and objects.

    Graphics and Streams

    • Use the input/output stream class to create, read, write, and update files.
    • Implement a GUI using Swing components to allow user interaction with a Java application.
    • Use Graphics2D class methods to produce and manipulate basic shapes and lines.

    Arrays, Exception Handling, and Object-Oriented Programming

    • Create subclasses extending a superclass.
    • Declare, create, and manipulate arrays.
    • Detect, raise, and handle exceptions.
    • Create a GUI-based application.
    • Develop programs that use polymorphism.

    Control Statements, Methods, and Classes

    • Call methods that have more than one parameter.
    • Execute control statements found in Java™.
    • Formulate algorithms using the process of top-down, stepwise refinement.
    • Implement the various types of operators in Java™.
    • Use the Math class and common Java™ API packages.
    • Use constructors to initialize objects.
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