Getting Proficient in Java (The Course)
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This course includes 1 attempt.

At the end of the course, you should be able to understand and use most of the Java syntax (including the latest additions to Java 17). This course will keep you updated with the latest Java language features.

Buying this course entitles you to all future updates.

If you work in a company that is still stuck using old Java code, you will be able to get your and your colleague’s skills up to speed and be able to refactor your code in a cleaner and more concise way.

This course is aimed at developers of every level, from beginner to advanced, who want to improve their Java skills. To learn about this course and the Java language here, watch this course overview video.

This course is for Software Engineers, Managers, and Software Leads / Architects who are looking to get their hands dirty with Java.

Thank you very much for your attention, and happy learning!



  • Java

Course Material

  • About this Course
  • What you’ll learn
  • Course Highlights
  • Target Audience
  • Course Pre-requisites
  • About the Author
  • Java Overview
  • Introduction to Java
  • Key characteristic of Java
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  • Java Platform
  • Programming in Java
  • Java Development Kit
  • Your First Java Program - Hello World
  • Compiling And Execution of Java Code
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  • Java Language Basics
  • Basic Constructs of Java Language
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  • Java Application
  • Class
  • Packages
  • import Statement
  • Exercise
  • Writing a Java Program using an IDE
  • Excercise
  • Java Architecture
  • Java as a Platform
  • Java Development Kit (JDK)
  • OpenJDK
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
  • Java Virtual Machine (JVM)
  • Automatic Memory Management
  • Comments
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  • Java Keywords
  • DataTypes in Java
  • Primitive Data Types
  • Non Primitive Types
  • Arithmetic Expressions
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  • Precedence Order
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  • Type Conversion
  • Type Casting
  • Wrapper Classes
  • Autoboxing and Unboxing
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  • Assignement on Primitive Data Types
  • Non Primitive Types
  • Classes
  • String Concatenation
  • Escape Sequence
  • Type Inference
  • Value Types
  • Reference Types
  • Declaring Variables
  • The Math Class
  • Formatting Numbers
  • Variables
  • Literals
  • Constant
  • Identifier
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  • Methods
  • Scope
  • Local Scope
  • Global Scope
  • Console I/O
  • Writing to Console
  • Reading Input From User
  • Control Flow
  • Comparision Operators
  • Conditional Statements
  • Logical Operator
  • Loops or Iterations
  • for
  • while
  • do..while
  • for..each
  • break and continue
  • Arrays
  • Iterating over array
  • Iterating over an Array using a for each loop
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  • Multidimensional Arrays
  • The Array Class
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Benefits of Object Oriented Programming
  • Class
  • Methods
  • The Return Type
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  • Constructor
  • Instantiating a Class
  • Instance Members
  • Static Members
  • Access Control Modifiers
  • final
  • finalize
  • Accessing members of a class
  • Programming Paradigms
  • Object Oriented Programming in Action
  • Encapsulation
  • Data Abstraction or Information Hiding
  • Polymorphism
  • Inheritance
  • Inheritance
  • Disadvantage of Inheritance
  • Polymorphism
  • Overloading
  • Overriding
  • final
  • super
  • this
  • Advantages of Using a class
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  • instanceof
  • Advantages of Using a class
  • Interface
  • Private Interface Methods
  • Abstract Class
  • Abstract Class Inheritance
  • Exceptions
  • throw
  • Exception Handling
  • Runtime vs. Checked Exceptions
  • finally
  • The try-with-resources Statements
  • Quiz on Exception Handling
  • Threads
  • Overview of Threads
  • Thread Priorities
  • Thread Scheduling
  • Types of Threads
  • Life Cycle of a Thread
  • Examples of Creating Threads
  • Coding Guidelines and Best Practices
  • Variables
  • Methods
  • Classes & Objects
  • Interfaces
  • Inheritance
  • Glossary of Key Terminologies
  • Important JDK Tools / Commands
  • References
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  • Programming Excercise
  • Connecting with Author
  • Next Steps
  • Upcoming Books
  • Functional Programming in Java
  • What is Functional Programming
  • Consumer Functional Interface
  • Predicate
  • Supplier
  • Optional
  • Callback
  • Lambdas
  • Rules for functional programming


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