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Java Programming II




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Course level: Undergraduate

This course continues the subject in PRG420, Java Programming I. Topics include designing complex applications, the use of data files and other advanced topics.


What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Define a Java™ class.
  • Use Java™ class design.

Week 2

  • Understand how to use ArrayLists to hold Class objects.
  • Describe the role of garbage collection in a Java™ program.
  • Apply memory allocation to use linked lists in a program.
  • Apply advanced string and data formatting.
  • Apply the use of file input/output to read and write files.

Week 3

  • Apply exception handling to catch potential errors.
  • Apply the object-oriented design principles using Java™ language.
  • Summarize how subclasses and superclasses are used in inheritance to design classes.
  • Identify how abstraction guides the design of subclasses.

Week 4

  • Analyze the use of generic class.
  • Apply the use of a List, a Set, a Queue, a Deque, and a Map.
  • Apply the enhanced for loop to iterate over an array or collection.

Week 5

  • Understand how recursion solves a problem by breaking that problem into smaller subproblems.
  • Identify where recursion can be used to solve problems.
  • Apply recursion to implement efficient searching and sorting algorithms.


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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