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Oracle - Certified Professional Java SE 7 Programmer Certification (OCPJP)

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

26/9/2022 (Monday)

Overview

This accelerated Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Java SE 7 Programmer certification course will teach you advanced skills in the Java programming language. Used by over 9 million web developers worldwide and run by 97% of enterprise desktops, it is one of the most recognised and popular programming languages, especially for businesses.

You’ll build upon your existing Java skills to become an expert in Java. You’ll learn to use the core Application Programming Interfaces (API) as well as the latest JDK 7 Technology and the NetBeans Integrated Development Environment (IDE). With these Java skills you’ll be able to design object-oriented applications. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • Creating full-bodied and high-performance Java applications
  • Using standard SQL queries to write database applications
  • Developing applications that manipulate files and directories

After getting certified, the advanced applications and programs you’ll be able to create will boost productivity and collaboration for users.

Benefits

Who will the Course Benefit?

The course is aimed at Java Programmers wishing to maximizing their potential and move their Java career forward. With 3 billion devices running Java worldwide, the world's top companies rely on experienced Java Programmers to build and maintain these critical applications. Because of the prevalence of Java, there is a continued demand for well-trained, highly-skilled Java programmers to create and maintain critical applications.

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

Curriculum

Java SE 7

Java Platform Overview

  • Introductions
  • Course Schedule
  • Java Overview
  • Java Platforms
  • OpenJDK
  • Licensing
  • Java in Server Environments
  • The Java Community Process

Java Syntax and Class Review

  • Simple Java classes
  • Java fields, constructors and methods
  • Model objects using Java classes
  • Package and import statements

Encapsulation and Polymorphism

  • Encapsulation in Java class design
  • Model business problems with Java classes
  • Immutability
  • Subclassing
  • Overloading methods
  • Variable argument methods

Java Class Design

  • Access modifiers: private, protected and public
  • Method overriding
  • Constructor overloading
  • The instanceof operator
  • Virtual method invocation
  • Polymorphism
  • Casting object references
  • Overriding Object methods

Advanced Class Design

  • Abstract classes and type generalisation
  • The static and final modifiers
  • Field modifier best practices
  • The Singleton design pattern
  • Designing abstract classes
  • Nested classes
  • Enumerated types

Inheritance with Java Interfaces

  • Java Interfaces
  • Types of Inheritance
  • Object composition and method delegation
  • Implementing multiple interfaces
  • The DAO design pattern

Generics and Collections

  • Generic classes and type parameters
  • Type inference (diamond)
  • Collections and generics
  • List, set and Map
  • Stack and Deque

String processing

  • String manipulation with StringBuilder and StringBuffer
  • Essential String methods
  • Text parsing in Java
  • Input processing with Scanner
  • Text output and formatting
  • Regular expressions with the Pattern and Matcher classes

Exceptions and Assertions

  • Exceptions categories
  • Standard Java Exception classes
  • Creating your own Exception classes
  • Using try-catch and the finally clause
  • Using try-with-resources and the AutoCloseable interface
  • The multi-catch feature
  • Best practices using exceptions
  • Assertions

I/O Fundamentals

  • I/O using Java
  • Reading the console input stream
  • Writing to the console
  • Using I/O Streams
  • Chaining I/O Streams
  • Channel I/O
  • Reading and writing objects using Serialisation

File I/O with NIO 2

  • The Path interface
  • The Files class
  • Directory and File operations
  • Managing file system attributes
  • Reading, writing, and creating files
  • Watching for file system changes

Threading

  • Operating system task scheduling
  • Recognising multithreaded environments
  • Creating multi-threaded solutions
  • Sharing data across threads
  • Synchronisation and Deadlock
  • Immutable objects

Concurrency

  • Creating Atomic variables
  • Using Read-Write Locks
  • Thread-safe collections
  • Concurrenct synchronisers (Semaphore, Phaser, and others)
  • Executors and ThreadPools to concurrently schedule tasks
  • Parallelism and the Fork-Join framework

Database Application with JDBC

  • Layout of the JDBC API
  • JDBC divers
  • Queries and results
  • PreparedStatement and CallableStatement
  • Transactions
  • RowSet 1.1 RowSetProvider and RowSetFactory
  • The DAO Pattern and JDBC

Localisation

  • Advantages of localisation
  • Defining locale
  • Read and set locale using the Locale object
  • Resource bundles
  • Format messages, dates and numbers

Exam Track

You will sit the Java SE7 Programmer II (1ZO-804) Exam which leads to the Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 7 Programmer certification (OCPJP) at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

This exam is 150 minutes in duration, consisting of 65 multiple choice questions. The passing score is 65%.

What's Included

Included:

  • Official Firebrand courseware

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

To be able to sit this accelerated course, you need to have passed the The Java Standard Edition Java SE 7 Programmer I (1Z0-803) Exam which leads to the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Java SE 7 certification

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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