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Java SE 8 Programmer I Framework


Standard Description
0 Define the scope of variables Lessons
1 Define the structure of a Java class Lessons
10 Use Java operators; use parentheses to override operator precedence Lessons
11 Test equality between Strings and other objects using == and equals () Lessons
12 Create if and if/else and ternary constructs Lessons
13 Use a switch statement Lessons
14 Declare, instantiate, initialize and use a one-dimensional array Lessons
15 Declare, instantiate, initialize and use multi-dimensional arrays Lessons
16 Create and use while loops Lessons
17 Create and use for loops including the enhanced for loop Lessons
18 Create and use do/while loops Lessons
19 Compare loop constructs Lessons
2 Create executable Java applications with a main method; run a Java program from the command line; produce console output Lessons
20 Use break and continue Lessons
21 Create methods with arguments and return values; including overloaded methods Lessons
22 Apply the static keyword to methods and fields Lessons
23 Create and overload constructors; differentiate between default and user defined constructors Lessons
24 Apply access modifiers Lessons
25 Apply encapsulation principles to a class Lessons
26 Determine the effect upon object references and primitive values when they are passed into methods that change the values Lessons
27 Describe inheritance and its benefits Lessons
28 Develop code that makes use of polymorphism; develop code that overrides methods; differentiate between the type of a reference and the type of an object Lessons
29 Determine when casting is necessary Lessons
3 Import other Java packages to make them accessible in your code Lessons
30 Use super and this to access objects and constructors Lessons
31 Use abstract classes and interfaces Lessons
32 Differentiate among checked exceptions, unchecked exceptions, and Errors Lessons
33 Create a try-catch block and determine how exceptions alter normal program flow Lessons
34 Describe the advantages of Exception handling Lessons
35 Create and invoke a method that throws an exception Lessons
36 Recognize common exception classes (such as NullPointerException, ArithmeticException, ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException, ClassCastException) Lessons
37 Manipulate data using the StringBuilder class and its methods Lessons
38 Create and manipulate Strings Lessons
39 Create and manipulate calendar data using classes from java.time.LocalDateTime, java.time.LocalDate, java.time.LocalTime, java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter, java.time.Period Lessons
4 Compare and contrast the features and components of Java such as: platform independence, object orientation, encapsulation, etc. Lessons
40 Declare and use an ArrayList of a given type Lessons
41 Write a simple Lambda expression that consumes a Lambda Predicate expression Lessons
5 Declare and initialize variables (including casting of primitive data types) Lessons
6 Differentiate between object reference variables and primitive variables Lessons
7 Know how to read or write to object fields Lessons
8 Explain an Object's Lifecycle (creation, "dereference by reassignment" and garbage collection) Lessons
9 Develop code that uses wrapper classes such as Boolean, Double, and Integer Lessons