This course will show you each of the Java keywords and see examples of how to use them in your code. We will use Netbeans to run the code and show what works and what doesn't in Java.
In less than 1 hour you will see all of the keywords and many that you may not have known existed. Get a better understanding of what Java can do by thoroughly understanding how the keywords fit into the code.
We cover datatypes, flow control, class declaration, modifiers, and miscellaneous keywords.
Learn what this class will go over and the definition of a keyword. We'll discuss the main groups of keywords and list them all.
We will review each of the 8 primitive datatypes and show examples of each.
Enum's are a special kind of datatype that can be used as a user-defined list of constants. We touch on the power of enum and some advanced features.
How well do you know the primitive datatypes?
Learn all keywords that control the order of execution in your program and when to use each of them. We cover different forms of conditional control, looping, and branching keywords.
Learn how to declare concrete and abstract classes and interfaces. How to extend other classes and implement interfaces are covered.
We cover modifiers that control the 4 types of access: Public, Package private, Protected, and Private.
Learn the remaining keywords. Some are little known and used. But knowing they exist and when to use them could help you in your next project.
How well do you really know the keywords?
Wrap up the course and provide summary remarks.
I've worked as a professional software architect and developer for over 25 years and have used Java for more than 17 years. I am passionate about writing clean code and having good designs that are easy for others to understand and make changes to.
My areas of expertise are in Enterprise Software, Connectivity and Integration, and Web Development.
I believe that Software Engineering is as much art as science and that it can make a positive difference in people's lives.