KnowledgeStep: Introduction to Java

Course JV01: Introduction to Java

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This 5 day course introduces the Java programming language and how to develop Java applications.
Students learn the syntax of the Java programming language, object-oriented programming using Java, exception handling, generics, collections, and file input/output (I/O).


This course is intended for programmers who are interested in adding Java to their skills. This course focuses only on the basics of Java Programming and provides lots of hands-on experience writing Java code as the foundation for future Java training.


The students must be familiar with object-oriented principals and the concept of object-oriented programming.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will have gained the knowledge to:
  • Apply OOP principles
  • Design OO applications using abstraction, encapsulation, modularity and hierarchy
  • Use Java exceptions to guarantee graceful error recovery for your application
  • Create and use inner classes in your program to make them concise and clear
  • Do input/output using Java
  • Create servlets and JavaServer Pages
  • Use RAD for Java application development

Course Outline

  • Java basics
  • Java basics
  • Basic introduction to WebSphere Studio Application Developer
  • Branching and looping
  • Objects
  • Advanced class concepts
  • Arrays
  • Exceptions
  • Collections and Generics
  • Stream I/O