Java for Beginners Training Courses

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Java is a programming language originally developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems and is now owned by Oracle. It is used to build websites, embedded controllers, Android app development as well as Enterprise Sever applications. It is found on game stations, mobile phones, websites, home computers and servers throughout the world.

Over 10 million programmers use Java and by taking this course you will be well on your way to starting a new career in Java programming or having fun with it as a hobby.

Java is a relatively simple programming language that is designed to be built in modules so that you do not have to rewrite code (called object orientated). This means that many millions of Java modules (called classes) have already been written and freely available for you to use, making the move into this programming language relatively easy.

Having completed this course you will feel confidence to program your own basic programs from scratch such as a calendar or stopwatch or a video player and embedding them on a website.

Who is the Java for Beginners course aimed at?

As the name suggests this course is designed for those with no or very little programming experience at all or no experience of Java at all. You can confidently start this course even if you have never coded a line in your life and know nothing about Java.

You will be taken from the basics of the language and you will be taught the foundations of programming through using using Java in real world examples.

You will be shown how to incorporate pre written classes into your code to extend your your programs and be taught how to write code in the proper way to ensure you have the best habits.

Java for Beginners course content

The course will contain the following subjects:

  • What is java and what it can be used for
  • Object-oriented design
  • Installing the software on your computer
  • Your very first program “Hello World!”
  • Using the command line to compile your code
  • What are variables and how are they used
  • Writing conditional code
  • Building and parsing strings
  • Debugging and exception handling
  • Using simple arrays
  • Creating custom classes
  • What is encapsulation
  • What is inheritance
  • What is polymorphism
  • Managing memory and performing garbage collection
  • Managing files
  • and much more

What kind of Java for Beginners courses are available?

There are many ways to learn Java to suit both your lifestyle and budget and your interests.

Many companies offer a wide variety of learning methods including:

  • One day courses - Live Face to face - often a basic introduction
  • Evening courses
  • Week day courses - usually full time four or five days
  • Weekend courses - usually one or more weekends
  • Residential courses - Live face to face training in a training provider facility
  • Distance Learning courses
  • Online training courses

After completing the Java for Beginners course

You will be able to take on basic programming tasks and feel confident as a programmer. Most people having taken the beginners course then progress onto the more advanced courses available to extend their knowledge and enhance their career prospects. If you have taken a beginners course for fun you will be able to incorporate your new knowledge into websites you build and even build a simple android application.

For those wishing to make a career out of Java programming you will be able potentially find a as a junior programmer full-time, however more training is needed to extend your knowledge.

Visit our training course directory and find out more details about enrolling onto Java for Beginners course with the UK's leading Java training course providers.