Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Java Programming Language

IJA Acad. year 2017/2018 Summer semester 4 credits

Object orientation. Java - language, objects, classes, programming techniques, libraries, development environments. Design patterns. Debugging and testing tools. Graphical user interface, threads.

Guarantor

Kočí Radek, Ing., Ph.D. (DITS FIT BUT)

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit (written)

Time span

26 hrs exercises, 13 hrs projects

Assessment points

100 projects

Department

Lecturer

Kočí Radek, Ing., Ph.D. (DITS FIT BUT)

Instructor

Kočí Radek, Ing., Ph.D. (DITS FIT BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Ability to apply object oriented approach for application development using Java language. Experiences with design patterns and graphical user interface (Swing) in Java.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

Basis of object oriented programming. Knowledge of basic design patterns and Java programming techniques.

Learning objectives

The goal is to introduce students to object-oriented programming in Java.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Basics of imperative programming (language C) and algorithm development.

Study literature

Fundamental literature

  • Eckel, B.: Thinking in Java (4th Edition), 2006, ISBN-13: 978-0131872486
  • Joshua Bloch: Effective Java, Prentice Hall; 2 edition (May 28, 2008), ISBN-13: 978-0321356680

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction to Java: history, tools, distribution. Basic concepts: object, class, interface, constructor.
  2. Data types. Class declarations, access modifiers. Build and run application, application structure (packages), import classes.
  3. Inheritance, object initialization, inheritance hierarchy (Object class). Type conversion. Assert.
  4. Abstract class, interface. Type checking, type casting, object comparison. Array.
  5. Object oriented design and implementation in Java. Design Patterns.
  6. Tools: document generation, Java Archive (JAR), Apache Ant, JUnit (debugging). Annotation.
  7. Exceptions. Nested classes, enumeration type, varargs. Lambdas.
  8. Containers: iterator, collection, list, set, map. Generic containers. For-each loop, autoboxing.
  9. Threads: Planning, Sharing, Synchronization.
  10. Graphical User Interface JFC / Swing. MVC, Observer, and Command Patterns.
  11. Input Output streams. Sockets. Collecting data with streams.
  12. Java 8: interface, generics. Java programming principles.
  13. JVM: class loading, memory management, garbage collector, profiling.

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  1. homeworks
  2. project (a small application in Java)

Exam prerequisites

  • Having at least 1 point of the possible point evaluation of each homework.
  • Having at least 50% of the possible point evaluation of the project.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Compulsory-Elective group T
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