Using Operators, Decision, and Looping Constructs (Java SE 8 Programmer I Certification 1Z0-808)

by Andrejs Doronins

This course will teach you the tips, tricks, and pitfalls of using operators and flow control statements in Java to help you prepare for the certification exam.

What you'll learn

Operators such as “=” or “++” or if-else statements and loops are ubiquitous in any Java program. However, there are constructs that are used infrequently, and the more common ones may produce unexpected results (bugs) if one uses them improperly. In this course, Using Operators, Decision, and Looping Constructs (Java SE 8 Programmer I Certification 1Z0-808), you will learn the tips, tricks, and pitfalls of using Java operators and statements. First, you’ll explore the Java operators. Only some are required for the exam, but even those required are worth taking a closer look at to see what some of them do behind the scenes. Then, you’ll discover how simple omissions in branching and looping statements may completely change the program flow. Finally, you will take a deep dive into more advanced concepts of flow control and the small details that make all the difference. When you're finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Java operators and statements necessary to nail any exam question related to the topic.

About the author

Andrejs is a Quality Assurance professional with over 6 years of experience. He specializes in Test Automation but does not neglect the importance of getting involved in the Software Development Life Cycle early - finding issues during requirements analysis is as important as doing manual and exploratory testing. He is experienced in writing unit, integration and acceptance tests for a wide number of technologies and contexts - from browser automation to the Web API layer and all the way to test... more

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