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Java Programming Beginners Course, 6-weeks Part Time Evenings (Thursdays)

Course summary

Essential if you are starting out as a professional software developer using Java. The course is practical, well-paced in small groups essential and leads to certification. Java is one of the most popular programming languages for web, desktop and mobile application development.

Why do a Java Programming course: As professional Java Developer, you have good career opportunities : The average salary for Java Developers is £50000+, and Java Developer jobs makes up an astounding 56% of all IT related jobs in London. (read more on the website itjobswatch ).

Certification: An assessment-based PCWorkshops certificate and You will be prepared to pass the Oracle Java SE 8 Programmer 11Z0-808 Exam

Course Contents

  • Overview of Java: Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) principles;
    Data Types, Variables, and Arrays: Primitive types; Characters; Boolean; Working with variables and its scope; Type conversion and casting; Introduction to String class; Working with arrays
    Operators and Expressions: Introduction of operators; Arithmetic operators; Relational operators; Assignment operator; Logical operators; Increment and decrement operators; More in operators
    Decision Making: If statement; If - else statement; If- else if - else statement; Nested if - else; Switch Statements
    Using Loops: The while, do-while and the for loop; Enhanced for loop; Jump statements : break, continue; The return statement; Nesting loops; Using the for-each loop with Arrays.

    Object Orientated Programming concepts. Creating a Class; Creating an Object; Using an Object.

    Introduction to Classes and Objects: Adding Instance variables; Controlling accessibility; Naming conventions for class members. Class Constructors; Parameterized Constructors; Inheritance. Abstraction. Interfaces and implementing interfaces. Override. Polymorphism. The dot operator, this, static, super keywords.
    Using Methods: Introduction of methods; Creating a Method in class; Calling a Method; Returning value from a Method; Adding a Method that takes parameters;
    More in Methods and Classes: Overloading methods; Overloading Constructors; Using objects as parameters; Returning objects; Recursion; Access control : private, public and protected; The final keyword; Nested and inner classes; A stack class
    Exception Handling: Fundamentals of exception handling; Exception types; Using try and catch; Multiple catch clauses; Nested try statements; Throw and throws; Finally Blocks.

Practical
All techniques listed will be illustrated with practical examples which will be done during the sessions, or for part time students sometimes as homework.

Course work, computers, evaluations and certificates
Course handbook is supplied. Evaluations will be taken continuously and a certificate of completion will be issued.
We have all necessary equipment in our computer lab, but you can also bring your own laptop.

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Thu 30th Nov
6:00pm - 8:00pm

6 weeks
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Thu 07th Dec
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Thu 14th Dec
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Thu 28th Dec
11:00am - 6:00pm

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