Java Programming I
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Java Programming I
Course level: Undergraduate
This course is a study in Java™ programming. It covers topics around Java™ building blocks, operators, core APIs, methods and exceptions. These topics are closely aligned with Oracle® Certified Associate Java™ SE examination.
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
Introduction to Java™ Programming
- Identify and perform the steps necessary to create an executable Java™ program.
- Code, test, and document a customized Java™ “Hello, world!” program.
Variables, Data Types, and Decision Constructs
- Describe the purpose of variables (vs. constants) in Java™ programming and explain the syntax required to declare and initialize a variable.
- Describe the if, if/then, if/then/else, and switch statements, and, for each, explain the criteria by which one statement would be more appropriate than the others.
- Explain how the concepts of variables, data types, and decision constructs can be applied in real-world Java™ apps/programs.
- Code, test, and document a Java™ program containing multiple variables of at least two different data types and containing two different decision constructs.
- Differentiate among the while, do-while, and for loops.
- Describe the syntax required to create, name, exit, and call a loop.
- Identify how the concepts of looping apply to real-world Java™ apps/programs.
- Code, test, and document a Java™ program containing while, do-while, and for loops.
- Describe the kind of data best suited to representation as an array.
- Identify how arrays can be used in real-world Java™ programs.
- Code, test, and document a Java™ program that declares, populates, traverses, and sorts an array.
String Manipulation, Date/Time, and Exceptions
- Create and manipulate string and calendar data.
- In terms of usability and business value, explain the value of incorporating exception handlers into Java™ code.
- Code, test, and document a Java™ program that manipulates string and calendar data, and that catches and throws an exception.