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Core Java 11 Advanced Complete Video Course, 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 2018
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-518057-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-518057-0

8+ Hours of Video Instruction


Core Java, Volumes I and II, have long been recognized as the leading, no-nonsense tutorial and reference for experienced programmers who want to write robust Java code for real-world applications.

In Core Java 11 Advanced Complete Video Course, Second Edition, Cay S. Horstmann takes that same approach to introducing experienced programmers to Java, with detailed demonstrations and coverage of new features like the standardized HTTP client API that supports both HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2, and useful new methods introduced in Java 11 like String strip(). This training pairs with the eleventh edition of Core Java, Volume II—Advanced Features, which has been fully updated to cover Java SE 11.

In this video course, you will learn about advanced Java language features along with the most useful parts of the standard library.

The source code and presentation slides for this course can be found at:



Lessons 1 and 2 cover lambda expressions, an important addition to Java 8, and the streams library, which makes extensive use of lambda expressions. With streams, you can efficiently analyze large data sets, simply by telling what you want to achieve. Leave it to the streams library to figure out the “how.”

Lesson 3 covers bread-and-butter issues related to input and output: text processing, file handling, regular expressions, and connecting to web servers.

Lesson 4 covers concurrency, the most important lesson within this training. Nowadays, processors have multiple cores and we need to keep them busy. But it is challenging to write programs that safely run tasks in parallel. This lesson gives you a set of strategies to meet that challenge.

The next three lessons are all about building tools. Lesson 5 introduces the annotation mechanism. You will see how tools use annotations for checking program correctness, generating code, interfacing with databases and web services. Another way of making your programs smarter is by allowing your users to provide extensions in Java or a scripting language. In Lesson 6, you will learn how to declare and use Java platform modules, and how to migrate your applications to work with the modularized Java platform and third-party modules. Lesson 7 shows you how to run the Java compiler or a language interpreter in your programs.

In Lesson 8, you will learn how to write programs for users anywhere in the world, with their preferences for formatting and messages in their language.

Lesson 9 covers the new java.time package that handles complexities like leap years, time zones, and daylight savings time.

The last two lessons, Lessons 10 and 11, show you how to interface with relational databases and how to read and write XML data. These are essential skills for programming server-side application.

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Core Java, Volume II--Advanced Features, Eleventh Edition

Skill Level

Intermediate to Advanced

What You Will Learn

  • Understand lambda expressions and streams
  • Read and write files, work with directories, and work with data on the internet
  • Understand how to write programs with concurrent tasks
  • Work with Java platform modules
  • Build sophisticated tools with annotations, compilation, and scripting
  • Write programs that please your customers around the world, by adapting to their preferences, and how to work with dates, times, and time zones
  • Use Java for accessing databases and for analyzing XML data

Who Should Take This Course

Experienced Java programmers

Course Requirements

Experience programming in Java and know how to program with loops and arrays, define classes, and use collections such as lists and maps.

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Sample Content

Table of Contents


Lesson 1: Java 8 Interfaces and Lambda Expressions

Learning objectives

1.1 Recall the concept of interfaces

1.2 Understand Java 8 features of interfaces

1.3 Recall how interfaces are used for callbacks

1.4 Understand how lambda expressions work

Lesson 2: Streams

Learning objectives

2.1 Understand the stream concept and its benefits

2.2 Be able to create streams

2.3 Transform streams into other streams

2.4 Know how to get answers from stream data

2.5 Work with the Optional type

2.6 Place stream results into collections

2.7 Place stream results into maps

2.8 Understand the concept of reduction operations

2.9 Work with streams of primitive type values

2.10 Speed up stream operations with parallel streams

Lesson 3: Processing Input and Output

Learning objectives

3.1 Understand the concept of input/output streams

3.2 Read and write text files

3.3 Work with binary data

3.4 Create, access, and delete files and directories

3.5 Process data from the Internet

3.6 Work with regular expressions

3.7 Understand the concept of serialization

Lesson 4: Concurrent Programming

Learning objectives

4.1 Use executors to run tasks concurrently

4.2 Understand the risks of concurrent execution

4.3 Use the Java API for parallel algorithms

4.4 Use the threadsafe data structures in the Java API

4.5 Work with atomic values

4.6 Become familiar with low-level locks

4.7 Understand the characteristics of Java threads

4.8 Organize asynchronous computations

4.9 Run operating system processes

Lesson 5: Annotations

Learning objectives

5.1 Know how to annotate declarations and type uses

5.2 Define your own annotations

5.3 Be familiar with the annotations in the Java API

5.4 Understand how annotations are processed

Lesson 6: The Java Platform Module System

Learning objectives

6.1 Basic concepts
6.2 Runtime access

6.3 Migration and troubleshooting

Lesson 7: Compiling and Scripting

Learning objectives

7.1 Run the Java compiler from a Java program

7.2 Use a scripting language in a Java program

7.3 Become familiar with the Nashorn JavaScript interpreter

Lesson 8: Internationalization

Learning objectives

8.1 Understand the concept of a locale

8.2 Use locale-specific formatting for numbers and dates

8.3 Work with strings in multiple languages

8.4 Organize locale-specific data in resource bundles

Lesson 9: Date and Time

Learning objectives

9.1 Understand the challenges of computing with dates and times

9.2 Work with instants and durations

9.3 Use the Java classes for local dates and times

9.4 Be able to handle time zones

9.5 Interoperate with legacy date and time classes

Lesson 10: Java Database Connectivity

Learning objectives

10.1 Understand the design of the Java database connectivity API

10.2 Be able to connect to a database in a Java program

10.3 Execute SQL statements from a Java program

10.4 Use database query results

10.5 Group SQL statements into transactions and batches

10.6 Access database metadata

Lesson 11: XML

Learning objectives

11.1 Parsing XML documents

11.2 Work with the XPath and namespaces specifications in Java

11.3 Use a streaming parser

11.4 Generate XML documents



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