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Learn the basic concepts, tools, and functions that you will need to build fully functional programs with the popular programming language, Java.
Build a strong foundation in Java and object-oriented programming with this tutorial for beginners.
A Powerful Skill at Your Fingertips
Learning the fundamentals of Java puts a powerful and very useful tool at your fingertips. Java is free, easy to learn, has excellent documentation, and is the base for all object-oriented programming languages.
Jobs in java development are plentiful, and being able to learn Java will give you a strong background to more easily pick up other object-oriented languages such as C++, C#, Ruby, and Pascal.
Content and Overview
Suitable for beginning programmers, through this course of 115 lectures and 10 hours of content, you’ll learn all of the Java fundamentals and establish a strong understanding of the concept behind object-oriented programming (OOP). Each chapter closes with exercises, putting your new learned skills into practical use immediately.
Starting with the installation of the Java Development Kit, this course will take you through Java variable types, operators, and how to use them. By creating classes and objects, you’ll a establish a strong understanding of OOP.
With these basics mastered, the course will take you through program flow control by teaching you how to use for loops, while loops, and conditional if-else statements to add complexity and functionality to your programs.
Students completing the course will have the knowledge to create functional and useful Java programs.
Complete with working files and code samples, you’ll be able to work alongside the author as you work through each concept, and will receive a verifiable certificate of completion upon finishing the course.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
Working Files - Download These First
What This Course Covers and What You Need
Biographical Information on the AuthorPreview
|Section 2: Getting Started|
Downloading and Installing The JDK
Overview And Setting Up The JDK
|Section 3: Writing Your First Java Program - Hello, World!|
Entering The Program
Compiling And Running The Program
Exercise - Modifying The Hello, World! Program
|Section 4: Java Building Blocks - Data Types and Variables|
Intruduction to Data Types
Data Types - int, double
Data Types Continued - string, char And bool
Variable Naming Rules
Assigning Data To Variables
Exercise - Say Hello To Others
|Section 5: Introduction to Classes and Objects|
Classes and Objects
Class Data Members
toString Method, Creating Class Objects
Exercise - A Simple Class
|Section 6: Arithmetic Operators And Expressions|
The Standard Java Arithmetic OperatorsPreview
Arithmetic Operator Order Of Operations
Mixing Arithmetic Data Types
Exercise 1 - Translating A Formula To Java Code
|Section 7: Java Input And Output|
Writing Special Characters - Newlines And Tabs
Formatted Output With printf
Using The Scanner To Input NamesPreview
Using The Scanner To Input Strings
Exercise - A Simple Question And Answer Program
|Section 8: Making Decisions|
Simple if-else Statement
Nested if-else StatementsPreview
The if-else if Statement - Part 1
The if-else if Statement - Part 2
Exercise 1 - A Question And Answer Program
Exercise 2 - A Calculator Program
|Section 9: Performing Repetition|
The while Loop - IntroductionPreview
Count-controlled while Loops
Condition-controlled while Loops
Results-controlled while Loops
The for Loop - Part 1Preview
The for Loop - Part 2
break and continue
Exercise 1 - Looping q And a
Exercise 2 - Looping Calculator
Exercise 3 - for Loop Exercise
|Section 10: Methods|
Defining A Method - Part 1Preview
Defining A Method - Part 2
Methods With Multiple Parameters
Pass By Value
Exercise 1 - Three Example Methods
Exercise 2 - Adding Methods To The Calculator Program
|Section 11: ArrayLists|
Declaring And Initializing An ArrayList
Adding Data To An ArrayList
Accessing ArrayList Elements
Passing ArrayLists As Method Arguments
Generating Random NumbersPreview
Searching An ArrayList
Sorting An ArrayListPreview
Exercise 1 - Using An ArrayList To Find Palindromes
Exercise 2 - Finding The Maximum Value
|Section 12: Classes And Object-Oriented Programming|
Private Data Members
More On Constructors
Displaying Class Data, toString
Set And Get Methods
Increment Method For Time Class
Exercise 1 - Building An Object-Oriented CalculatorPreview
Exercise 2 - Extending Time Class
|Section 13: Inheritance|
Introduction To InheritancePreview
The Object Class
|Section 14: Polymorphism|
Introduction To Polymorphism - Part 1
Introduction To Polymorphism - Part 2
Working With Abstract Classes
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