Course Overview

This course builds on the programming fundamentals from Introduction to Programming and gives students more difficult problems to solve, a more advanced set of tools to solve them with, and establishes the foundations for learning the real-world technologies used by programmers on the job.

  • Week 1: Behavior-driven development with JUnit
  • Week 2: Object-oriented design basics
  • Week 3: Database basics with SQL
  • Week 4: Databases continued
  • Week 5: Group projects

Java is one of the most widely-used programming languages, and is used in everything from Android apps to large enterprise development. Portland companies using Java who have hired Epicodus graduates include Nike and Thetus.