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

Duration

Duration:

Just 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.

Four reasons why you should sit your OCP Java Programmer course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be OCP Java Programmer trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your OCP Java Programmer course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass OCP Java Programmer first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study OCP Java Programmer with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 125.505 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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.

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

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 52 50 01 66 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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