Course Description

This 2-day Java Programming Intermediate training course enables Java developers to gain a deeper understanding of the Java API packages. Specific libraries discussed and demonstrated include;

  • Collections,
  • Swing,
  • SQL & JDBC,
  • Regular Expressions

The course also covers the application of inner classes in Java.


Knowledge of the Java Technology platform and the Java programming language. A minimum of attendance at our Java Fundamentals training course or equivalent experience

Who is this course for?

For Java Software Developers who want to expand their knowledge of the Java API packages.

Further Training

After some further on-the-job programming experience with the Java platform, we also recommend students attend our Java Programming Advanced training course to gain higher-level skills in the usage of Java.

Course Content

Collection Sorting & Tuning
Sorting with Comparable
Sorting with Comparator
Sorting Lists & Arrays
Collections Utility Methods
Tuning ArrayList
Tuning HashMap and HashSet
Inner Classes
Inner Classes
Member Classes
Local Classes
Anonymous Classes
Instance Initializers
Static Nested Classes
Introduction to Swing
AWT & Swing
Displaying a Window
GUI Programming in Java
Handling Events
Arranging Components
A Scrollable Component
Configuring Components
Using the JFileChooser
Introduction to JDBC
The JDBC Connectivity Model
Database Programming
Connecting to the Database
Creating a SQL Query
Getting the Results
Updating Database Data
Finishing Up
JDBC SQL Programming
Error Checking & the SQLException Class
The SQLWarning Class
JDBC Types
Executing SQL Queries
Executing SQL Updates
Using a PreparedStatement
Parameterized Statements
Stored Procedures
Transaction Management
Advanced JDBC
JDBC SQL Escape Syntax
The execute() Method
Batch Updates
Updateable Result Sets
Large Objects
Working with Savepoints
Regular Expressions
Pattern Matching and Regular Expressions
Regular Expressions in Java
Regular Expression Syntax
Special Characters
The Pattern Class
The Matcher Class
Capturing Groups
Appendix A – Core Collection Classes
The Collections Framework
The Set Interface
Set Implementation Classes
The List Interface
List Implementation Classes
The Queue Interface
Queue Implementation Classes
The Map Interface
Map Implementation Classes
Appendix B – Swing Events & Layout Managers
The Java Event Delegation Model
Action Events
List Selection Events
Mouse Events
Layout Managers