Course detail

Java Programming Language (in English)

FIT-IJAeAcad. year: 2019/2020

Object orientation. Java - language, objects, classes, programming techniques, libraries, development environments. Design patterns. Debugging and testing tools. Graphic user interface, threads.

Nabízen zahradničním studentům

Všech fakult

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability to apply object oriented approach for application development using Java language. Experiences with design patterns and graphic user interface (Swing) in Java.
Basis of object oriented programming. Knowledge of basic design patterns.


Basics of imperative programming (language C) and algorithm development.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Joshua Bloch: Effective Java, Prentice Hall; 2 edition (May 28, 2008), ISBN-13: 978-0321356680
Raoul-Gabriel Urma, Mario Fusco, Alan Mycroft: Java 8 in Action (Lambdas, streams, and functional-style programming). Manning, 2015.
The Java Tutorials.
Bruce Eckel: Thinking in Java (4th Edition), 2006, ISBN-13: 978-0131872486
Bruce Eckel's Free Electronic Books.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

  • Work out all homework.
  • Work out and present the project.
  • Write a test.
  • Get at least 20 points from the project and at least 50 points in total.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The goal is to introduce students to object-oriented programming in Java.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

  • Work out homeworks and the project.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-1H Bachelor's

    branch BCH , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, recommended

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


  1. Introduction: History, tools, distributions, Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Basis of object orientation: object, class, interface, abstraction, encapsulation, constructors.
  2. Data types. Class declaration, access modifiers. Structure of application in Java, packages, compilation, run, import classes.
  3. Inheritance, polymorphism. Object initialization. Arrays. Debugging using assert.
  4. Inheritance hierarchy, type checking, type casting, object comparison. Interface in Java. Debugging tools.
  5. Exceptions. Abstract classes, nested (inner) classes, enumeration, static classes and variables.
  6. Containers: Iterators, collection, set, lits, map. Generics in containers. For-each loop, auto-boxing.
  7. Threads: Sharing, planning, synchronization.
  8. Graphic user interface JFC/Swing. Technique of application design.
  9. Input/Output operations, streams.
  10. Design patterns. Programming language guide.
  11. Generics.
  12. JVM: Class loading, memory management, garbage collector, profiling.
  13. Java Enterprise Edition: Basic overview.

Exercise in computer lab

12 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


14 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


  1. Homeworks,
  2. project (a small application with GUI in Java).