This course provides an introduction to programming in Java, covering the base data types and operators applied to them, control structures, arrays, methods, data storage and manipulation.
The course is suitable for those wishing to gain a knowledge of simple Java programming. The course assumes a good level of general IT skills.
At the end of the course, you will have:
- An introduction to the principles of programming with Java.
- Experience of writing programs using the NetBeans IDE.
- An understanding of primitive data types, operators and data storage.
- An introduction to the use of arrays and methods.
The mornings are devoted to lectures on Java. The afternoons are devoted to practical laboratory classes, where theory learned in the morning session will be implemented.
- Introduction to Programs and Java. The NetBeans IDE
- Primitive data types, expressions and assignments
- Operator Precedence. String Concatenation.
- Logical expressions and Conditional Statements
- More on Input and Output.
- Static methods. Passing arguments to methods and returning values.
- Constant Identifiers Strings.
- Looping in Java
- Collections of a fixed number of items.
- Processing Strings. Introduction to File Input.
- Modular Programming.
John Taylor has 20 years' commercial and consultancy experience in systems analysis, programming and project management. He is currently researching new ways of measuring the pitch of speech, as part of the Audio, Speech and Language Processing Lab in the School of Computing Sciences, UEA.
Contact us for the date of the next course.
We can also deliver this course at an employer's premises and would be happy to discuss details of this and any customisation.
For more information on the courses and services we can offer please contact:
Centre for Professional Development
University of East Anglia
Telephone: +44 (0) 1603 591578
Fax: +44 (0) 1603 591550