4+ Hours of Video Instruction
Learn the fundamentals of Java programming and prepare for the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exam 98-388: Introduction to Programming Using Java.
In MTA 98-388: Introduction to Programming Using Java LiveLessons, you learn the fundamentals of writing syntactically correct Java code to solve real-world programming problems. You also gain hands-on experience to prepare for Microsoft MTA exam 98-388.
A professor of computer science and Java Champion, Cay S. Horstmann takes a pragmatic approach and guides you from the absolute basics of Java programming to object-oriented programming, exception handling, and beyond. One step at a time, you learn a brief history of Java, how to install the software development environment, write branches and loops, work with numbers, strings, and arrays, use built-in classes and build your own, as well as handle exceptions and inheritance.
This course covers all of the MTA exam 98-388 objectives and also provides opportunities to review and practice fundamental concepts and techniques. Topics are organized into bite-sized, self-contained lessons, so you can learn key Java skills quickly and easily. This video course will prepare you for the hands-on experience you need before taking the exam and will improve your mastery of fundamental Java concepts.
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Who Should Take This Course
Basic experience using text editors and managing files; no Java experience necessary
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Lesson 1: An Introduction to Java
1.1 Understand the design decisions that shaped Java
1.2 Become familiar with the history of Java
1.3 Set up your Java development environment
1.4 Use the command-line tools
1.5 Exam Tips
Lesson 2: Fundamental Programming Structures in Java
2.1 Write a simple Java program
2.2 Work with numeric data types
2.3 Work with Strings and the API documentation
2.4 Write programs that read input and produce output
2.5 Use the control flow constructs of the Java language
2.6 Work with big numbers when arbitrary precision is required
2.7 Use arrays to store multiple elements of the same type
2.8 Exam Tips
Lesson 3: Objects and Classes
3.1 Understand the fundamental concepts of object-oriented programming
3.2 Work with predefined classes
3.3 Define your own classes
3.4 Understand advanced concepts of classes in Java
3.5 Understand parameter passing in Java
3.6 Learn more about object construction
3.7 Work with packages and imports
3.8 Exam Tips
Lesson 4: Inheritance
4.1 Understand and define subclasses
4.2 Override methods and provide constructors in subclasses
4.3 Understand advanced inheritance concepts in Java
4.4 Array lists
4.5 Exam Tips
Lesson 5: Exceptions, Assertions, and Logging
5.1 Use exceptions to report errors in a program
5.2 Catch exceptions to remedy error conditions
5.3 Know how to use exceptions effectively
5.4 Exam Tips