Java for C# Programmers

The Java for C# Programmers training course provides the in-depth examination of the Java language and platform required for C# developers to effectively and rapidly transition to Java.

This course is aimed at proficient C# programmers that need to learn Java to port an existing C# program to Java.

Course Summary

Translate your existing C# programming skills into Java programming skills.
C# developers looking to adopt Java.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
4 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Understand the core Java language syntax, execution structure, and deployment model
  • Describe the similarities and differences between the Java and C# languages
  • Describe the similarities and differences between the Java and .NET platforms
Java for C# Programmers is part of the Java SE Training curriculum.
All of our Java SE courses can be delivered using the IDE of your choice using either JDK 1.5, JDK1.6, JDK1.7 or JDK1.8 (Java 8).

What You'll Learn

In the Java for C# Programmers training course, you’ll learn:

  • What is Java?
    • Understanding the Java platform (JRE)
    • Understanding the Java Development Kit (JDK)
    • Java the programming language
    • Using an IDE for Java development
  • Java Concepts for C# Developers
    • Applying OO concepts to Java
    • Basic Java syntax
      • Class structure
      • Data types
      • Operators
      • Flow control
      • Arrays
      • Variable argument methods
    • Lambdas
    • Enumerations
  • Introduction to Java Platform APIs
    • java.lang and java.math
    • java.time
  • Object Inheritance in Java
    • Packages and access modifiers
    • Subclasses
    • Interfaces
      • Functional interfaces
      • Default methods
    • Advantages of interfaces over inheritance
    • Abstract classes
    • Polymorphism
  • Creating Well-formed Java Objects
    • equals v. ==
    • hashCode
    • toString
    • Constructor “hierarchies”
  • Static Class Design
    • Understanding static (class) versus instance (object) design
    • Creating static variables
    • Creating static methods
    • Creating static initializers
  • Working with Java Exceptions
    • What is an Exception?
    • RunTime v. Application Exceptions
    • Writing code to handle exceptions
    • Creating your own Exception types
  • Working with the Logging Library
    • What is the logging library
    • Configuring the logger
    • Using a logger
    • Logging exceptions
  • Working with Collections
    • Using List, Set, or Map
    • Creating type-safe collections with Generics
    • Ordering, searching, and converting collections
  • Text Processing in Java
    • Basic text processing and formatting
    • Resource bundles and properties
    • Internationalization
  • Working with I/O
    • Understanding the difference between and java.nio
    • Creating a basic read/write File application
    • Advanced I/O with Serialization and data input/output streams
    • Implications of using on other operating systems
  • Threading with java.lang APIs
    • Creating and controlling Threads
    • Preventing data corruption
    • Determining Thread’s state
    • Working with stack traces
    • Advanced Java threads
  • Unit Testing and Automated Builds
    • Working with Annotations
    • Unit Testing with JUnit
    • Automated builds with Ant and Maven

Meet Your Instructor

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Kelby Zorgdrager

Kelby Zorgdrager’s expertise in Java, Open Source, and software development have allowed him to be a guest speaker at JavaOne, Java University, Comdex, IEEE Software Conference, and the Colorado Software Summit.

Kelby has also served as a guest author for both IBM and Sun/Oracle’s developer sites. Furthering his passion to help people learn, Kelby served as a technical editor for the bestselling book, Advanced Java: How to Program,...

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Simon has over 15 years of experience defining, developing, and delivering software development training programs.

As a senior instructor and courseware developer for Sun Microsystems, Simon developed and delivered Java training courses for Sun Educational Services’ internal and external customers. While at Sun, he was a guest presenter at JavaOne, Java University, and other software trade shows. Simon’s most significant accolade was his work as the development lead in the design, development,...

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Jean brings years of development experience into her teaching, making the learning experience practical for her students. Originally a Smalltalk developer, Jean has an expansive knowledge of object-oriented (OO) development, analysis, and design. Jean has worked in every stage of the software development process for a variety of businesses – from small non-profits, to government agencies, to global enterprises.

Jean was also one of the top instructors at Sun Microsystems in North America and Europe....

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Michael owns and operates Inkling Research, a consulting group of technical specialists. His work experience includes systems administration, application and operating system development, and the design and deployment of several network and storage-based systems. Michael is a seasoned instructor with 18 years experience in training, course development, mentoring, and practice management. His educational credentials include a B.A. from UC Davis, an M.A from Kent State University, and doctoral coursework at Claremont...

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Anil is a seasoned software engineer with over 16 years of Java development experience.

Anil started his career as a Unix programmer, slinging C-code, writing shell scripts, and teaching others how to use Unix back when Unix was still a toddler. Anil’s expertise in Unix, C, and C++ allowed him to become a member of Technical Staff at ATT / Bell labs. During his tenure at Bell Labs, Anil led the creation of software tools that simulated network traffic, in particular, cellular...

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Marnie brings 15 years of experience delivering programming related training. During that time she has taught for top-technology companies including: Sun (and later Oracle) certified Java classes, RedHat Certified JBoss administration courses, Spring Source Certified Spring and Hibernate courses. Her classes have run the gamut from introduction to programming classes to Java EE web services and much of the Java EE stack in between.

She has a passion for teaching, which is evident in her presentations and...

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Peter is a Senior Java Developer / Architect / Manager with over 20 years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of computer systems, including 20 years of experience architecting and delivering web-based IT solutions.  Peter manages and leads an experienced team of Java and object-oriented programming specialists that provide a wide range of technical services.  Peter founded Java Enterprise Solutions in 1998 after working for Sun Microsystems advancing Java and Java technologies. While at...

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Michael is a practicing software developer, course developer, and trainer with DevelopIntelligence. For the majority of his career, Michael has designed and implemented large-scale, enterprise-grade, Java-based applications at major telecommunications and Internet companies, such as Level3 Communications, US West/Qwest/Century Link, Orbitz, and others.

Michael has a passion for learning new technologies, patterns, and paradigms (or, he has a tendency to get bored or disappointed with current ones)....

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Sujee has been developing software for 15 years. In the last few years he has been consulting and teaching Hadoop, NOSQL and Cloud technologies. Sujee stays active in Hadoop / Open Source community. He runs a developer focused meetup and Hadoop hackathons called ‘Big Data Gurus’. He has presented at variety of meetups. Sujee contributes to Hadoop project and other open source projects. He writes about Hadoop and other technologies on his website.

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Kito D. Mann is the Principal Consultant at Virtua, Inc., specializing in enterprise application architecture, training, development, and mentoring with JavaServer Faces, HTML5, Web Components, portlets, Liferay, and Java EE technologies. He is also the editor-in-chief of (, co-host of the Enterprise Java Newscast (, and the author of JavaServer Faces in Action (Manning). Mann has participated in several Java Community...

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