Introduction to Programming Using Java SE 7

Course Specifications

Course number: 085663
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

Course Objective: You will learn the basic concepts of programming using Java as the tool for learning.

Target Student: This course is intended for students with no prior academic background in a field other than computer science or programming, who wish to embark on a course of study that will prepare them for employment as professional software developers. Students who interact on a business basis with software development professionals and need to improve communication through better understanding of the concepts and terminology used by professional programmers will also benefit equally.

Prerequisites: Students should be familiar with using personal computers with a mouse and keyboard. Basic typing skills are mandatory. Students should be comfortable in the use of the Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista environment, or Windows 7 environment. To ensure your success in this course, we recommend that you take the following Element K courses or have equivalent experience: Microsoft Windows Vista: Level 1Microsoft Windows XP Professional: Level 1

Hardware Requirements

Software Requirements

Each computer requires the following software:

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Course Content

Lesson 1: Introduction to Programming

Topic 1A: Overview of Programming
Topic 1B: Introduction to the Software Development Life Cycle
Lesson 2: Creating Simple Programs

Topic 2A: Work with Variables
Topic 2B: Work with Operators
Topic 2C: Control Program Execution
Topic 2D: Work with Arrays
Lesson 3: Creating Programs Using Methods

Topic 3A: Create Methods
Topic 3B: Work with Built-in Methods
Lesson 4: Implementing the Object-Oriented Methodology

Topic 4A: Create a Class
Topic 4B: Create an Object
Topic 4C: Create a Constructor
Topic 4D: Create a Subclass
Lesson 5: Handling Programming Errors

Topic 5A: Fix Syntax Errors
Topic 5B: Fix Logical Errors
Topic 5C: Fix Runtime Errors