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Ch 18: Java Programming Overview

About This Chapter

If you're looking for a quick and easy way to review the basics of Java programming, this collection of lessons and quizzes will help you out. The chapter's online format allows you to study for exams, complete homework assignments and improve your Java knowledge at any time that's convenient.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering the fundamentals of Java programming will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about Java programming. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the basics of Java programming
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about Java (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about Java programming
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra Java learning resources

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  • Find lessons in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Watch the video or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the transcripts or specific lesson sections to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Java Programming Overview chapter exam.

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  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Java Programming Overview chapter exam to be prepared.
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  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos and read text lessons on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Java programming overview unit of a standard information systems course. Topics include:

  • Examples of local variables in Java
  • Integers vs. strings in Java
  • The differences between array length and size
  • The use of the ''this'' keyword in Java
  • Java case sensitivity
  • The meaning behind the Java coffee cup logo

6 Lessons in Chapter 18: Java Programming Overview
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Local Variables in Java: Declaration & Examples

1. Local Variables in Java: Declaration & Examples

Java lets us create variables that are kept safe from other parts of the program. This lesson will describe how to declare these variable types, and provide examples of their use.

Difference Between Integer & String in Java

2. Difference Between Integer & String in Java

The Integer class in Java holds numbers, and the String class holds characters that are enclosed in double quotes. In this lesson, we will review the Integer and String classes in the Java programming language.

Java Array Length vs. Size

3. Java Array Length vs. Size

In this lesson, we will look at Java arrays and what length means for the array. We will also determine what size means in Java and how it is related to length. At the end, you should have a good understanding of these concepts.

This Keyword in Java: Meaning & Use

4. This Keyword in Java: Meaning & Use

In this lesson, we'll take a look at the keyword 'this' in Java, what it is, what it's used for, and an example. At the end, you should have a good understanding of this special keyword.

Is Java Case Sensitive?

5. Is Java Case Sensitive?

Is Java Case Sensitive? Most programming languages expect an exact value for any operation. A y is not a Y! This lesson will highlight Java's case sensitivity and provide code examples to show how objects are named.

Java Coffee Cup: Logo Story & Meaning

6. Java Coffee Cup: Logo Story & Meaning

Have you ever wondered why the Java programming language is called Java? In this lesson, you will learn the story behind the famous coffee cup and why Java is important to you.

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