According to Stack Overflow’s developer surveys for 2022, Java is one of the top 10 most commonly used programming languages and a popular choice among people learning to code. It can be found in almost every operating system and application. Its ease of use and versatile nature makes Java a favored programming language among small and large businesses, including big tech corporations like Google, Twitter, Netflix, Amazon, Meta, LinkedIn, and Amazon.
Benefits of Learning Java
Learning Java can make you eligible for a wide range of lucrative job opportunities across the industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of software developers, quality assurance analysts, and testers, is projected to grow 25% from 2021 to 2031, with 162,900 job openings each year on average over the decade.
If you have a basic understanding of Java but feel ready to start digging deeper, this is the course for you. It’s the perfect followup to our Java 8 beginners tutorial, but also suitable for those who’ve worked through other introductions, as well. You will start with a quick review of Java, then jump into learning about object inheritance, interfaces, abstract classes, and polymorphism. From there, Brian will teach you about exceptions and string manipulation, including custom exceptions, checked and unchecked exceptions, and the string tokenizer.