Benefiting from over 30 years’ practical skills training experience, Fitzwilliam Institute’s Online Diploma in Java Programming (SE8) course features:
Creating Your First Java program, Compiling and running a Java Applications, Modifying a Java Program, Displaying Text with printf, Using Variables and simple arithmetic, Getting user input with class Scanner, Decision Making: Equality and Relational Operators.
Classes, Objects, Methods and Instance Variables, Declaring a Class with a Method and Instantiating an Object of a Class, Declaring a Method with a Parameter, Instance Variables, set Methods and get Methods, Primitive Types vs. Reference Types, Initializing Objects with Constructors, Floating-Point Numbers and Type double.
if Single-Selection Statement, if Ö else Double-Selection Statement, while Repetition Statement, Formulating Algorithms, Repetition Statements, Formulating Algorithms: Nested Control Statements, Compound Assignment Operators, Increment and Decrement Operators, Primitive Types, Essentials of Counter-Controlled Repetition, for Repetition Statement, Examples Using the for Statement, do Ö while Repetition Statement, switch Multiple-Selection Statement, break and continue Statements, Logical Operators.
static Methods, static Fields and Class Math, Declaring Methods with Multiple Parameters, Notes on Declaring and Using Methods, Method-Call Stack and Activation Records, Argument Promotion and Casting, Java API Packages, Generalized Scaling and Shifting of Random Numbers, Scope of Declarations, Method Overloading.
Declaring and Creating Arrays, Examples Using Arrays, Enhanced for Statement, Passing Arrays to Methods, Multidimensional Arrays.
Controlling Access to Members, Referring to the Current Object's Members with the this Reference, Overloaded Constructors, Default and No-Argument Constructors, Composition, Enumerations, Garbage Collection and Method finalize, static Class Members, static Import, final Instance Variables, Time Class Case Study: Creating Packages.
Superclasses and Subclasses, protected Members, Relationship between Superclasses and Subclasses, Creating Class withInheritance, Creating a Inheritance Hierarchy, Inheritance Hierarchy Using protected Instance Variables, Inheritance Hierarchy Using private Instance Variables, Constructors in Subclasses, Software Engineering with Inheritance.
Polymorphism Examples, Demonstrating Polymorphic Behavior, Abstract Classes and Methods, Payroll System Using Polymorphism, Demonstrating Polymorphic Processing, Operator instanceof and Downcasting, Summary of the Allowed Assignments Between Superclass and Subclass Variables, final Methods and Classes, Creating and Using Interfaces, Developing a Payable Hierarchy, Declaring Constants with Interfaces, Common Interfaces of the Java API.
Simple GUI-Based Input/Output with JOptionPane, Overview of Swing Components, Displaying Text and Images in a Window, Text Fields and an Introduction to Event Handling with Nested Classes, Common GUI Event Types and Listener Interfaces, How Event Handling Works, JButton component , Buttons That Maintain State, JCheckBox component , JRadioButton component, JComboBox and Using an Anonymous Inner Class for Event Handling, JList component, Mouse Event Handling and Adapter Classes, JPanel Subclass for Drawing with the Mouse, Layout Managers.
Exception-Handling Overview, Example: Divide by Zero without Exception Handling Examples, Java Exception Hierarchy, finally Block, Stack Unwinding, printStackTrace, getStackTrace and getMessage, Chained Exceptions, Declaring New Exception Types, Assertions.
Data Hierarchy, Files and Streams, Class File, Sequential-Access Text Files, Creating a Sequential-Access Text File, Reading Data from a Sequential-Access Text File, Updating Sequential-Access Files, Object Serialization, Creating a Sequential-Access File Using Object Serialization, Reading and Deserializing Data from a Sequential-Access File, Additional java.io Classes, Opening Files with JFileChooser
Just a note to say thanks for the Java Course, I found it very enjoyable and am delighted to have just received my result.
I found your teaching style to be excellent , there are a lot of experts that can't communicate their knowledge but you always got your point across simply and in a way that let us easily understand it. This is a great skill to have.
Thank you for the classes. I found them very good and you where very approachable with questions and happy to help.
When I searched for “Java course” on Google, 51 million results were thrown back at me. Needless to say, I was a bit lost if not completely apprehensive. But I toughed it out and spent the next hour diving through the sea of Java courses. I'm not entirely sure why I selected Fitzwilliam Institute’s online Diploma in Java and Database Programming. Perhaps it was the professional look and feel of their website. Perhaps it was the course information they presented. Whatever the reason, I'm certainly glad I did the Java course at Fitzwilliam Institute. Java was completely new to me, so I felt I'd need a lot of guidance and support to help me through; and Fitzwilliam Institute did just that. The course materials were well structured and easy to follow. The practical exercises, whilst challenging, were interesting and enjoyable. And the tutors were always responsive and helpful, which was great for me, as I was unashamedly low on motivation and confidence. I'm standing tall amongst my IT colleagues now, because not only have I equipped myself with Object Oriented (Java) programming knowledge, but I can also now confidently get my hands dirty with mySQL databases. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who feels a bit light-headed at the mere mention of the word Java or Object Oriented. This course will definitely give you a healthy dose of practical knowledge in Java and mySQL database. Thank you, Fitzwilliam Institute!
On successful completion of this course you will receive a Professional Diploma qualification that is certified and awarded by the ICM (Institute of Commercial Management).
The Institute of Commercial Management was founded in 1979 and is one of the leading Professional Examination and Certification Bodies in the world today. Fitzwilliam Institute have developed and provided practical skills training courses in liaison with the Institute of Commercial Management qualifications and certifications framework for over 25 years. The Institute of Commercial Management certifications and continual professional development training awards are recognised by leading industries, bodies and professions.
Duration: You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for one calendar year. However, you can complete the course in as little as 4 - 6 months, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.
Course Fees: 795.00 GPB
To secure your place on the course the full fee is required. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.
Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.
Fitzwilliam Institute closes on Bank Holidays and for a number of days at Christmas and New Year. Fitzwilliam Institute reserves the right to postpone, cancel or alter courses without notice or to change any of the details in this brochure. Fees are not refundable unless the course is cancelled by Fitzwilliam Institute. Distance Learning courses are provided by Fitzwilliam Institute BGLS Ltd.
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