Description: This hands on course introduces experienced programmers to Sun's Java� technology and Java programming techniques. The Java platform provides an object-oriented, portable and robust framework for application development. Attendees will learn how to integrate Java technology into corporate web pages and how Java can be used as a powerful cross-platform distributed development engine. The course also covers designing classes and objects, inheritance and polymorphism, and the details about creating programs for use on a distributed network, with emphasis on JSP, Servlets, and JDBC. The course is designed to leverage the participants' existing programming skills and to highlight the new and extended features of the Java programming framework as compared to other common languages. Comprehensive lab exercises using the Java Development Kit provide hands on practice crucial to developing competence and confidence with the new skills being learned.
The final day of this class includes thorough coverage of GUI programming using the Swing library. Students who do not need or want to learn Swing may attend the first four days of training at a $400 reduction in tuition.