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Java Programming I

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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.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or 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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    Introduction to Java™ Programming

    • Compare and contrast the features of Java™ to those of C++, JavaScript™, and other industry-current programming languages.
    • 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.

    Loops

    • 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.

    Arrays

    • 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.
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