Java Training Courses
  • This course prepares students to take the Oracle Associate Java SE 7 Programmer exam (1Z0-803)

    Java Basics
    • Define the scope of variables
    • Define the structure of a Java class
    • Create executable Java applications with a main method
    • Import other Java packages to make them accessible in your code
    Working With Java Data Types
    • Declare and initialize variables
    • Differentiate between object reference variables and primitive variables
    • Read or write to object fields
    • Explain an Object's Lifecycle (creation, "dereference" and garbage collection)
    • Call methods on objects
    • Manipulate data using the StringBuilder class and its methods
    • Creating and manipulating Strings
    Using Operators and Decision Constructs 
    • Use Java operators
    • Use parenthesis to override operator precedence
    • Test equality between Strings and other objects using == and equals ()
    • Create if and if/else constructs
    • Use a switch statement
    Creating and Using Arrays
    • Declare, instantiate, initialize and use a one-dimensional array
    • Declare, instantiate, initialize and use multi-dimensional array
    • Declare and use an ArrayList
    Using Loop Constructs
    • Create and use while loops
    • Create and use for loops including the enhanced for loop
    • Create and use do/while loops
    • Compare loop constructs
    • Use break and continue  
    Working with Methods and Encapsulation
    • Create methods with arguments and return values
    • Apply the static keyword  to methods and fields  
    • Create an overloaded method
    • Differentiate between default and user defined constructors
    • Create and overload constructors
    • Apply access modifiers
    • Apply encapsulation principles to a class
    • Determine the effect upon object references and primitive values when they are passed  into methods that change the values
    Working with Inheritance
    • Implement inheritance
    • Develop code that demonstrates the use of polymorphism
    • Differentiate between the type of a reference and the type of an object
    • Determine when casting is necessary
    • Use super and this to access objects and constructors
    • Use abstract classes and interfaces
    Handling Exceptions
    • Differentiate among checked exceptions, RuntimeExceptions and Errors
    • Create a try-catch block and determine how exceptions alter normal program flow
    • Describe what Exceptions are used for in Java
    • Invoke a method that throws an exception
    • Recognize common exception classes and categories