Java Web Services Training: Onsite and Online

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5-min Narrated Presentation on Java

  • History and Purpose of Java
  • Common Uses of Java
  • How Hard is it to Learn?
  • The Good and the Bad
  • The Future of Java
  • The Basic Syntax of Java

History of Java

  • Java released by Sun Microsystems in 1996
  • Immediately gained popularity due to Java Applets
  • Java 2 (version 1.2) featuring Enterprise Edition (EE) released in 1998
  • Java EE still in widespread use in web platforms

Java Is Multipurpose

  • Java SE (Standard Edition) can be applied to standalone console and GUI apps
  • Java EE can be employed to implement server-based web applications and web services
  • Java ME (Mobile Edition) can serve as a programming paradigm for Android apps

Sample Uses of Java

  • Web development (JSF, Spring, Struts)
  • Web Services (RESTful, to a lesser extent SOAP)
  • Enterprise Components (Enterprise JavaBeans)
  • Java as IoT (Internet of Things) provides a "seamless platform that runs from device to data center" according to Oracle (Oracle Technical Network, June 2014)

Java Difficulty Level

  • High-level programming language
    • Like C#, Objective-C, PHP, and JavaScript
  • Java is human readable
  • Java procedural statements based on C
  • Commonly used in programming courses

Learning Java

  • Experienced programmers can get up to speed with the basic syntax
  • Great language for object-oriented programming too
  • Comprehensive API documentation
  • New learners should learn Java 8

Java: The Good

  • Relatively straightforward to learn
  • Cross-platform
  • Excellent Core API documentation
  • Great Oracle support

Java: The Bad

  • Object-oriented programming style in Java can be challenging to learn

Java: The Future

  • Continues to grow
  • Continued support from frameworks like Spring
  • Language additions (e.g., functional programming) embrace proven development paradigms
  • Continued ease of development in developer-friendly tools like Eclipse and IntelliJ


  • Statements and semicolons
  • Curly brackets denote scope
  • Case sensitive
  • By convention
    • Lowercase variables and method names
    • UpperCamelCase class names

Declaring Variables

String foo = "Hello, world";
int bar = 5;
double fooBar = 4.9;


//Single-line comments follow two forward slashes

This is a 
	multi-line comment.

Common Data Types: Strings and Characters

String a = "foo";

char b = 'b';

Common Data Types: Integers and Floats

int year = 2017;

double weight = 4.9;

Common Data Types: Booleans

boolean cool = true;

boolean dead = false;

Common Data Types: Arrays

String[] fruit = {"apple", "plum", "pear"};


if (someThing || otherThing) {
else if (thisThing && thatThing) {
else {


while (someThing || otherThing) {
	if (exhausted) {

for (grade : grades) {


static void say(String word, int n) {
	for (int i=0; i<n; i++) {

say("Hello", 5); //say hello five times

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