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Working with Java Data Types and String APIs (Java SE 11 Developer Certification 1Z0-819)

by Richard Monson-Haefel

This course will teach you the eight primitive types and their wrappers. Including coverage of variables and scope rules, operators, as well as the String, Date, and Time types.

What you'll learn

The OCA exam contains questions on Java types and how to use them. In this course, Working with Java Data Types and String APIs (Java SE 11 Developer Certification 1Z0-819), you’ll learn to declare, modify, and use primitive and simple reference types. First, you’ll explore primitive types and how to use them as well as the conventions for declaring and naming variables. Next, you’ll discover all of the binary and unary operators. Finally, you’ll learn how to use the APIs associated with Strings, Dates, and Times. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Java types needed to answer OCA questions on primitives, operators, scope, and variables, along with String, Date, and Time types.

Course FAQ

What will you learn in this Java Data Types course?

In this course, you will learn about Java data types, String APIs, Math APIs, and new date and time types.

Are there prerequisites for this course?

Prerequisites for this course are familiarity and understanding the Java programming language and Java SE 8.

Will this course prepare you for the Java SE 11 Developer Certification?

Yes, this course will key information needed to pass the Java SE 11 Developer Certification.

Who is this Java course for?

This Java course is for people who have some familiarity with JavaScript but want to enhance their skills further.

What are primitive data types?

Primitive data types are either a basic type of data provided by a programming language as a basic building block. Or they are a built-in type of data for which the programming language provides built-in support.

About the author

Richard has more than 26 years of experience as a professional software developer and architect. He has written five books on enterprise Java including EJB, JMS, web services, and software architecture. He has served on the JCP executive committee and multiple expert groups is the co-founder of OpenEJB and Apache Geronimo, was a Sr. Analyst for Burton Group (aka Gartner), and is a celebrated public speaker.

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