Advanced Core Java

Advanced Java

The Advanced Core Java training course examines common language features and APIs required to develop complex stand-alone Java applications. Advanced Core Java builds on the Introduction to Java course and examines things like advanced OO concepts, threaded programming, logging, I18N, custom collections, formatting, reflection, network programming, custom annotations, etc.

The Advanced Core Java training course also prepares developers for the Oracle Certified Java Programmer and Oracle Certified Java Developer exams.

Course Summary

Learn how to write complex stand-alone applications using advanced features of the Java language.
Experienced Java programmers looking to deepen their expertise in the Java language and the core Java SE APIs.
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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
5 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Identify and work with new language features introduced in Java SE 7 and SE 8
  • Create and work with complex Lambda expressions
  • Create custom annotations
  • Work with the new java.time API
  • Use the java.util.concurrent package for threading
  • Use the java.nio package for I/O
Advanced Core Java 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 Advanced Core Java training course, you’ll learn:

  • Advanced OO concepts
    • Class partitioning for deployment
    • Inner Classes
  • Advanced Java
    • Creating custom Generics
    • Customizing the Collections API through custom algorithms and data structures
    • Advanced Lambda Expressions and parallel operations
    • Functional Interfaces
    • Default methods
  • Text Processing in Java
    • Basic text processing using StringBuilder
    • Text formatting with java.text
    • Text matching with java.util.regex.Pattern and java.util.regex.Matcher
    • Resource bundles and properties
    • Internationalization
  • Working with the Logging library
    • What is the logging library
    • Configuring the logger
    • Using a logger
    • Logging exceptions
    • java.util.logging v. Log4J
  • Creating custom annotations
    • Defining an annotation
    • Interpreting an annotation at run-time
    • Generating dynamic code based on a run-time annotation
    • Loading dynamic class
    • Using repeating annotations
  • Working with java.time API
    • Continuous vs. Human
    • Calculating time
    • Using time-zones
    • Parsing and formatting
    • Supporting legacy date/time
  • Advanced Java Threads
    • Introduction to Concurrent libraries
    • Collection modifications and Concurrent Collections
    • Task Scheduling Framework
    • Synchronizers
    • Locks
    • Atomic variables
    • Timing
    • Concurrent accumulators
    • Fork-Join
  • Advanced I/O
    • Comparison of and java.nio
    • Implementing java.nio solutions
    • File I/O using NIO.2
    • Channels and Buffers
    • Using java.nio with network programming
    • Review of core network programming concepts
  • Using the Java Module System
    • Java Module
    • Versioning system

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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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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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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Phil was a member of the second cohort of instructors to be trained by Sun to teach their Java courses. and has lectured at the undergraduate and graduate levels at San Jose State University and the University of California. He has been a Java developer in Silicon Valley for over 15 years, specializing in control systems and visualization of large complicated data sets. He is completing a PhD in bioinformatics, using his Java skills to study the effects of marine life on climate change. Phil has assisted in the...

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Julian first touched fingers to keypunch in 1972, punching Fortran code onto cards at Imperial College in London (England, that is) and soon moved onto Macro-11 programming on PDP-11s. This qualifies him as a Real Programmer, and until recently, he even had a PDP-11 in his garage at home to remind him of better times.

He learnt Fortran while becoming a geologist at Imperial College, but he has never practised in the rock business, as he succumbed to the...

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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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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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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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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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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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