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Sun Certified Java Programmer

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Begin your journey to become Sun certified with this video rich course that teaches the basic syntax and structure of the Java programming language and how to create Java technology applications that run on server and desktop systems using J2SE 5.0. Makauís training specifically addresses the seven competency areas of the SCJP exam (CX 310-055).

6 levels - 213 training modules

 

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Course Instructor: Larry C. Whipple

Larry C. Whipple is the CEO and main consultant for Information Systems Specialist and a contributing editor for DataBase Web Advisor Magazine. Larry has worked in the IT field for over 12 years and has experience working with systems from mainframes to POS Credit card terminals with special emphasis on PC and client/server platforms. He has programmed in over 16 different languages and was asked to introduce Transaction Server as it was rolled out by Microsoft.

Course Outline

Course Introduction

1.0 Certifications:~ Overview
  • 1.1 Certification Availability
  • 1.2 SCMAD Certification
  • 1.3 Preparing for Certifications
  • 1.4 Section Summary
2.0 SCJP Objectives

3.0 Objective 1.1 -~ Declarations, Initialization & Scoping
  • 3.1 Agenda
  • 3.2 Objective 1.1 Overview
  • 3.3 Declaring Classes & Abstract Classes
  • 3.4 Inner (Nested) Classes
  • 3.5 Interfaces
  • 3.6 Declaring Enums
  • 3.7 Package & Import
  • 3.8 Section Summary
4.0 Objective 1.2 -~ Interfaces & Abstract Classes
  • 4.1 Agenda
  • 4.2 Create an Interface
  • 4.3 Extending an Interface
  • 4.4 Extending an Abstract Class
  • 4.5 Modifiers
  • 4.6 Section Summary
5.0 Objective 1.3 -~ Identifiers & Variables
  • 5.1 Agenda
  • 5.2 Variables
  • 5.3 Arrays
  • 5.4 Enums
  • 5.5 Object
  • 5.6 Naming & Identifiers
  • 5.7 Variable Types
  • 5.8 Section Summary
6.0 Objective 1.4 & 1.5 -~ Methods, JavaBeans Naming Standard & Variable-Length Argument List
  • 6.1 Agenda
  • 6.2 What are Methods?
  • 6.3 Calling Methods
  • 6.4 Co-variant Return Types
  • 6.5 Method Arguments
  • 6.6 Overloading and Overriding
  • 6.7 Static Methods
  • 6.8 Contracts
  • 6.8 Contracts
  • 6.9 Variable-Length Argument List
  • 6.10 Section Summary
7.0 Objective 1.6 -~ Constructors and Instantiating Nested & Non-nested Classes
  • 7.1 Agenda
  • 7.2 Constructors
  • 7.3 Calling Constructors
  • 7.4 Constructor Summary
  • 7.5 Inner (Nested) Classes
  • 7.6 More Anonymous Class
  • 7.7 Section Summary
8.0 Level Conclusion

Flow Control

1.0 Overview & Objective 2.1 -~ If and Switch Statements
  • 1.1 The If Statement
  • 1.2 Conditional Operator
  • 1.3 The Switch Statement
  • 1.4 Section Summary
2.0 Objective 2.2 -~ Loops & Iterators
  • 2.1 Looping Structures
  • 2.2 The for () Statement
  • 2.3 Break Statement
  • 2.4 The Continue Statement
  • 2.5 Section Summary
3.0 Objective 2.3 -~ Assertions
  • 3.1 Assertions
  • 3.2 Section Summary
4.0 Objective 2.4, 2.5 & 2.7 -~ Exceptions
  • 4.1 Overview of Exceptions
  • 4.2 The Throws Keyword
  • 4.3 The Try Block
  • 4.4 The Catch Block
  • 4.5 Using Try and Catch Blocks
  • 4.6 Finally Block
  • 4.7 Methods for Exception Handling
  • 4.8 Declaring an Exception
  • 4.9 Throwing Your Exception
  • 4.10 Defining Your Own Exceptions
  • 4.11 Exceptions and Overriding
  • 4.12 Section Summary
5.0 Objective 2.6 -~ Tested Exception Types
  • 5.1 Array Index Out Of Bounds Exception
  • 5.2 Section Summary
6.0 Level Conclusion

API Contents

1.0 Objective 3.1 -~ Wrapper Classes
  • 1.1 Primitive Wrapper Classes
  • 1.2 Constructing Wrappers
  • 1.3 Some Wrapper Methods
  • 1.4 Important Exam Details
  • 1.5 Autoboxing and Auto-Unboxing
  • 1.6 String Class
  • 1.7 StringBuffer & StringBuilder Classes
  • 1.8 String Concatenation
  • 1.9 Section Summary
2.0 Objective 3.2 & 3.3 -~ java.io, Serialization & De-serialization
  • 2.1 File Class
  • 2.2 RandomAccessFile Class
  • 2.3 Streams
  • 2.4 Low-Level Streams
  • 2.5 High-Level Streams
  • 2.6 Readers & Writers
  • 2.7 Object Streams & Serialization
  • 2.8 Section Summary
3.0 Objective 3.4 & 3.5 -~ java.text, java.util.Locale & Formatting and Parsing Strings and Streams
  • 3.1 Scanning Text
  • 3.2 Regular Expressions
  • 3.3 Locale
  • 3.4 Text Formatting & Formatter
  • 3.5 Formatting Dates
  • 3.6 Formatting Numbers & Currency
  • 3.7 Section Summary
4.0 Level Conclusion
Concurrency & Threads

1.0 Objective 4.1 -~ java.lang.Thread & java.lang.Runnable
  • 1.1 Threads Overview
  • 1.2 Starting & Ending a Thread
  • 1.3 Creating a Thread
  • 1.4 Section Summary
2.0 Objective 4.2 -~ Thread States
  • 2.1 Thread States
  • 2.2 Thread Priority
  • 2.3 Daemon Threads
  • 2.4 Controlling Threads
  • 2.5 Section Summary
3.0 Objective 4.3 & 4.4 -~ Object Locking & wait, notify, notifyAll
  • 3.1 Thread Monitors
  • 3.2 Object Lock & Synchronization
  • 3.3 Wait & Notify
  • 3.4 Class Locks
  • 3.5 Section Summary
4.0 Objective 5.1 -~ Encapsulation, Coupling & Cohesion
  • 4.1 Tight Encapsulation
  • 4.2 Loose Coupling
  • 4.3 High Cohesion
  • 4.4 Section Summary
5.0 Objective 5.2 -~ Polymorphism & Casting
  • 5.1 Polymorphism
  • 5.2 Conversion & Casting
  • 5.3 Casting Primitives
  • 5.4 Object Conversion
  • 5.5 Section Summary
6.0 Objective 5.3 -~ Modifiers in OO
  • 6.1 Modifiers Review
  • 6.2 Access Modifiers
  • 6.3 Static Import Rules
  • 6.4 Section Summary
7.0 Objective 5.4 -~ Overloading & Overriding
  • 7.1 Overloading & Overriding
  • 7.2 Calling Constructors
  • 7.3 Section Summary
8.0 Objective 5.5 -~ Is-a & Has-a Relationships
  • 8.1 Relation Types
9.0 Level Conclusion

Collections / Generics

1.0 Objective 6.1 -~ Collections/Generics
  • 1.1 Collections & Collections Framework
  • 1.2 Collection Common Methods
  • 1.3 Iterators
  • 1.4 List & Queue
  • 1.5 Sets & TreeSets
  • 1.6 Maps
  • 1.7 Which Collection to Use?
  • 1.8 Section Summary
2.0 Objective 6.2 -~ Equality in Collections
  • 2.1 Equals() Method Override
  • 2.2 HashCode() Method
  • 2.3 Section Summary
3.0 Objective 6.3 -~ Generics
  • 3.1 Generics & Creating Generics
  • 3.2 API Pages
  • 3.3 Refactoring Existing Code
  • 3.4 Section Summary
4.0 Objecitve 6.4 -~ Types
  • 4.1 Type Parameters
  • 4.2 Type Parameters Examples
  • 4.3 Wildcard Type Parameters
  • 4.4 Generic Methods
  • 4.5 Section Summary
5.0 Objective 6.5 -~ Lists & Arrays
  • 5.1 Support Classes, Arrays & Collections Methods
  • 5.2 Comparable vs Comparator & Natural Order
6.0 Level Conclusion

Fundamentals & Test Taking

1.0 Objective 7.1 -~ Fundamentals
  • 1.1 Access Modifiers
  • 1.2 Packages, Creating Packages, & Compiling Packages
  • 1.3 Importing Classes
  • 1.4 Section Summary
2.0 Objective 7.2 -~ JVM Command Line
  • 2.1 Java Command Line Options
  • 2.2 Section Summary
3.0 Objective 7.3 -~ Argument Passing
  • 3.1 Argument Passing
  • 3.2 Section Summary
4.0 Objective 7.4 -~ Garbage Collection
  • 4.1 Memory Management
  • 4.2 The Garbage Collector
  • 4.3 gc() methods & finalize()
  • 4.4 finalize()
  • 4.5 Section Summary
5.0 Objective 7.5 -~ Packaging & Jar Files
  • 5.1 Fully Qualified Class Names
  • 5.2 Packages & Directory Structure
  • 5.3 ClassPath & Execution
  • 5.4 Java Archives & the Jar Utility
  • 5.5 Creating an Executable Jar
  • 5.6 Section Summary
6.0 Objective 7.6 -~ Operators
  • 6.1 Overview of Operators
  • 6.2 Assignment of Operators (all binary)
  • 6.3 Arithmetic Operators
  • 6.4 Relational Operators
  • 6.5 Conditional Operators
  • 6.6 Logical & Assignment Operators
  • 6.7 Other Operators & Operator Precedence
  • 6.8 Section Summary
7.0 Taking the Test

8.0 Course Conclusion