The Java SE 8 Programmer II Course covers the Oracle Certified Professional 1Z0-809 exam, which is an intermediate level certification specifically designed to certify the foundation skills required for database administration.

The Oracle 1Z0-809 exam covers functional programming; basics of object-oriented programming; application of knowledge in database work, and much more. The Oracle OCP Java 1Z0-809 certification exam validates your understanding of the Java technology and provides a new way of Java coding.

The course covers all the objectives of the 1Z0-809 exam and develops understanding on topics such as functional programming; basics of object-oriented programming; application of knowledge in database work; and much more.

The study guide Covers all fundamental aspects of Java programming and demonstrates your skills to your employer that you are proficient in Java technologies and use industry-standard best practices. Earning this certification can help you cultivate in demand Java programming skills, that will serve you well in a competitive job market.

Elearning Portal:

Course ScreenshotThis course is delivered through our online course portal and will give students 12 months access to their materials. The course includes interactive activities that to keep the student engaged, and each lesson includes Flash Cards, a short quiz and exercises to confirm your understanding of the subject. When returning to your studies you to return to the last point or to the furthest point you have read.

The Java SE 8 Programmer II Course includes 90+ pre-assessment questions, 5 full length tests, 90+ post assessment questions and 50+ videos.

Free Trial:

We recommend that students register for and access a free trial of this course prior to enrolment. As this is a digital edition of the course, refunds cannot be issued once the access code has been issued. The free trial will give you access to the first lesson of the course materials.

The Java SE 8 Programmer II Course includes the following contents:

Pre-assessment:

The pre-assessment is designed as a guide to assess the students’ knowledge of the course topics before they begin the course. The results will help them to understand what you need to learn and after going through the course contents they will be able to score higher on this and the other practice tests in the course.

Chapter & Lessons:

  • Unit One – Advanced Class Design

The following topics are covered: Reviewing OCA Concepts; Using instanceof; Understanding Virtual Method Invocation; Annotating Overridden Methods; Coding equals, hashCode, and toString; Working with Enums; Creating Nested Classes; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Unit Two – Design Patterns and Principals

The following topics are covered: Designing an Interface; Introducing Functional Programming; Implementing Polymorphism; Understanding Design Principles; Working with Design Patterns; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Unit Three – Generics and Collections

The following topics are covered: Reviewing OCA Collections; Working with Generics; Using Lists, Sets, Maps, and Queues; Comparator vs. Comparable; Searching and Sorting; Additions in Java 8; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Unit Four – Functional Programming

The following topics are covered: Using Variables in Lambdas; Working with Built-In Functional Interfaces; Returning an Optional; Using Streams; Working with Primitives; Working with Advanced Stream Pipeline Concepts; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Unit Five – Dates, Strings and Localization

The following topics are covered: Working with Dates and Times; Reviewing the String class; Adding Internationalization and Localization; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Unit Six – Exceptions and Assertions

The following topics are covered: Reviewing Exceptions; Creating Custom Exceptions; Using Multi-catch; Using Try-With-Resources; Rethrowing Exceptions; Working with Assertions; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Unit Seven – Concurrency

The following topics are covered: Introducing Threads; Creating Threads with the Executor Service; Synchronizing Data Access; Using Concurrent Collections; Working with Parallel Streams; Managing Concurrent Processes; Identifying Threading Problems; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Unit Eight – IO

The following topics are covered: Understanding Files and Directories; Introducing Streams; Working with Streams; Interacting with Users; Summary; Exam Essentials.

  • Unit Nine – NIO.2

The following topics are covered: Introducing NIO.2; Interacting with Paths and Files; Understanding File Attributes; Presenting the New Stream Methods; Comparing Legacy File and NIO.2 Methods; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Unit Ten – JDBC

The following topics are covered: Introducing Relational Databases and SQL; Introducing the Interfaces of JDBC; Connecting to a Database; Obtaining a Statement; Executing a Statement; Getting Data from a ResultSet; Closing Database Resources; Dealing with Exceptions; Summary; and Exam Essentials.

  • Appendix A

OCP 8 (1Z0-809); Upgrade from Java 7 (1Z0-810); Upgrade from Java 6 or lower (1Z0-813)

  • Appendix B

Enhancing the Java Language; Formatting and Parsing; Applying Locks; Working with Directories; Summary and Exam Essentials.

  • >Appendix C

Method Details; Intrinsic Locks; Interface Details; Class ThreadLocalRandom; Class RandomAccessFile; Enum StandardOpenOption; and Enum FileVisitResult.

  • Appendix D:

Downloading JDK; Installing JDK on Microsoft Windows; and Installing JDK on Ubuntu.

Practice Exams:

Prepare for your exam with this simulated test environment. Each practice test comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Post Assessment:

This is final indicator to gauge a student’s readiness, and should be attempted after all of the exercises and practice tests have been completed.

Live Labs: Optional (Available for £120.00):

Online Live Labs can be purchased for £120.00 as an additional item when ordering from our website. The live labs are available for 12 months and give you access to real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the internet using virtualization. A Live Lab has equipment such as computers, servers, switches or routers, that a user is free to configure.

The benefits of live-labs are:

  1. Exam based practical tasks
  2. Real equipment, absolutely no simulations<
  3. Access to the latest industry technologies
  4. Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  5. Break and Reset functionality
  6. No hardware costs

Prerequisites:

It is recommended that you have previously studied and completed the Java SE Programmer SE 1 1Z0-809 Course and exam, or have existing prerequisite knowledge from that syllabus.

Course Duration & Support:

Students may register at any time. The courses are designed as self-study courses but if you have any problems you can email our email support. As the course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer, and we do not impose a cut-off date for study.

Assessment:

Assessment is in the form of the Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer II 1Z0-809 Examination. The Examination has 85 questions in a multiple choice format over a 150 minute period. The passing score is 65%.

Qualification:

Oracle CertificationOn Completion of this course, you can apply for the Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer II 1Z0-809 Examination.

Examinations must be sat at a registered Pearson VUE testing centre or through their remote online proctoring service, and exams are currently £178.00 + VAT each.

You can find further information on the exam or register for exam by selecting the Test Takers option on the Pearson Vue Website.

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