OCA: Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide: Exam 1Z1-808

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 31, 2014 - 400 pages
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Focusing 100% on the exam objectives, OCA: Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide is designed to make you fully prepared for this challenging exam.

Between Java 7 and Java 8, Oracle has made the biggest changes to the language in a long time. In particular, developers will need to learn functional programming for the first time to pass the certification. This comprehensive study guide covers all of the key topic areas Java programmers will need to be familiar with, including:

  • Java basics
  • Operators, conditionals and loops
  • String and StringBuilder, Array and ArrayList
  • Methods and encapsulation
  • Inheriting abstract classes and interfaces
  • Exceptions
  • Class design
  • Object-Oriented design principles and design patterns
  • Generics and collections
  • Functional programming
  • Advanced strings and localization
  • Exceptions and assertions
  • IO and NIO
  • Threads 
  • Concurrency
  • JDBC  

With this complete Study Guide, Java developers will gain the information, understanding, and practice they need to pass the OCAJP 8 exam.

 

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Contents

Java Building Blocks
1
Operators and Statements
51
Exam Essentials
92
Core Java APIs
101
Concatenation
102
Summary
151
Methods and Encapsulation
165
Working with Varargs
172
Implementing Interfaces
266
Understanding Polymorphism
279
Exceptions
299
Using a try Statement
305
Appendix A Answers to Review Questions
333
Appendix B Study Tips
353
Taking the Test
359
51
369

Encapsulating Data
205
Class Design
233
Creating Abstract Classes
259

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About the author (2014)

Jeanne Boyarsky, OCA/OCP, has worked as a Java developer for a bank in NYC for 12 years where she develops, mentors and conducts training. In her free time, she is a senior moderator at CodeRanch and works on the forum code base. Scott Selikoff, SCJP, has been a professional Java Enterprise developer for over 15 years. He currently operates Selikoff Solutions, LLC, which provides software consulting services to businesses in the tri-state New York City area.

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