Java SE 8 Fundamentals

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Expand your knowledge of Java SE 8, while building your Java skill set. You'll build a solid basis in the Java programming language upon which to base continued work and training.
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  • Write Java code that uses variables, arrays, conditional and loop constructs
  • Manipulate primitive numeric data and string data using Java operators
  • Create Java classes and use object references
  • Access the fields and methods of an object
  • Manipulate text data using the methods of the String and StringBuilder classes
  • Use casting without losing precision or causing errors
  • Declare, override, and invoke methods
  • Access and create static fields and methods
  • Use classes from the java.time and java.time.format packages to format and print the local date and time
  • Encapsulate a class using access modifiers and overloaded constructors
  • Define and implement a simple class hierarchy
  • Demonstrate polymorphism by implementing a Java Interface
  • Use a Predicate Lambda expression as the argument to a method
  • Handle a checked exception in a Java application
 
What Is a Java Program?
Introduction to Computer Programs
Key Features of the Java Language
The Java Technology and Development Environment
Running/testing a Java program

Creating a Java Main Class
Java Classes
The main Method

Data In the Cart
Introducing variables
Working with Strings
Working with numbers
Manipulating numeric data

Managing Multiple Items
Working with Conditions
Working with a List of Items
Processing a list of items

Describing Objects and Classes
Working with objects and classes
Defining fields and methods
Declaring, Instantiating, and Initializing Objects
Working with Object References
Doing more with Arrays
Introducing the NetBeans IDE
Introducing the Soccer League Use Case

Manipulating and Formatting the Data in Your Program
Using the String Class
Using the Java API Docs
Using the StringBuilder Class
More about primitive data types
The remaining numeric operators
Promoting and casting variables

Creating and Using Methods
Using methods
Method arguments and return values
Static methods and variables
How Arguments are Passed to a Method
Overloading a method

Using Encapsulation
Access Control
Encapsulation
Overloading constructors

More on Conditionals
Relational and conditional operators
More ways to use if/else constructs
Using Switch Statements
Using the NetBeans Debugger

More on Arrays and Loops
Working with Dates
Parsing the args Array
Two-dimensional Arrays
Alternate Looping Constructs
Nesting Loops
The ArrayList class

Using Inheritance
Overview of inheritance
Working with subclasses and superclasses
Overriding methods in the superclass
Introducing polymorphism
Creating and extending abstract classes
Using Interfaces
Polymorphism in the JDK foundation classes
Using Interfaces
Using the List Interface
Introducing Lambda expressions

Handling Exceptions
Handling Exceptions: An overview
Propagation of exceptions
Catching and throwing exceptions
Handling multiple exceptions and errors