Java, an object-oriented programming language, is one of the most widely used development languages in the world today. It allows programmers to create objects that can interact with other objects to solve a problem. This course describes key features of Java and object-oriented programming, Java technology and the development environment, and the product life cycle. It covers defining a class, identifying class components, using a main method, and testing and executing a simple Java program. In addition, this course covers identifying the uses of variables and defining a variable's syntax, and how to work with mathematical operators, basic decision constructs and basic arrays. This course can be used to as part of preparation for the Oracle exam 1Z0-808, Java SE 8 Programmer I, to obtain the Oracle Associate level certification.
Programmers with an understanding of object-oriented programming concepts who want to learn Java; programmers proficient in another object-oriented programming language who want to move to Java