An introduction to the object-oriented programming paradigm An introduction to the object-oriented programming paradigm

This course provides an introduction to the object-oriented programming paradigm in Java, covering objects and classes, inheritance and the Java API.

Target Audience

The course is suitable for anybody wanting an introduction to object-oriented programming consepts in Java. The course assumes a knowledge of simple Java programming, such as that provided by the Introductory Java Programming course.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, you will have:

  • An introduction to objects and classes.
  • An understanding of inheritance in Java.
  • An introduction to the use of Java APIs.

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.

Day 1:

  • User Classes and Java Program Structure.
  • Objects, Object references and Object Interaction.
  • Generic Types in Java and Flexible-Sized Collections

Day 2:

  • Java interfaces. Inheritance in Java.
  • Polymorphism.
  • Documenting Java programs: JavaDoc
  • Exceptions

Course Leader

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

Course Delivery

Contact us for the date of the next course.

More Information

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:
Sue Johnson
Centre for Professional Development
University of East Anglia

Telephone: +44 (0) 1603 591578
Fax: +44 (0) 1603 591550