With the Java 7 release, Oracle
is offering professionals new Java SE 7 classes and JavaOne sessions. This
summer and fall, high school and university students and teachers will have the
chance to learn Alice, Greenfoot, BlueJ and Java in a Java Summer Workshop and
at JavaOne 2011. A contest for the best coding is also on the menu with the
Oracle Java Olympics – CIS Region.
Java SE 7 Training - New!
Oracle University has announced
its updated Learning Paths for Java SE 7. Experienced Java programmers
and developers should take the new 2-day Java SE 7 New Features course. For those just getting started with Java programming
or looking to expand their knowledge or prepare for a certification exam, the
core training courses for Java SE 7 will be updated in the coming months. And,
of course, instructor-led and self-study training classes are still available
from Oracle University for those who prefer to train on Java SE 6
JavaOne 2011 also will offer
extensive training on Java SE 7 and the Java Platform with JavaOne Tracks as well as Java University. Save $400 by registering now
Learning Java from High
School to University!
The Java programming
language is a valuable skill to prepare today's students for the careers of
tomorrow. Oracle is collaborating with Carnegie Mellon University and the
University of Kent to bring Alice, Greenfoot and BlueJ, three innovative tools
to teach students programming and Java in a fun way. First time programmers
have the option to use drag-and-drop interfaces and experienced students can
use the coding interface.
From Aug. 10th to 12th, 2011, 300 high
school students and teachersfrom the Bay Area will create animations with thedrag and drop interfaces of Alice and Greenfoot during a 3-day Java Summer Workshop. Teachers
and accompanying adults have the option of deepening their knowledge with the
2- day volunteer training on Aug. 8th and 9th. They will
be better suited to assist students during the workshop and integrate Alice and
Greefoot in their future activities and training. More information
Oct. 2th to 6th, 2011 at JavaOne, with
the affordable Discover Pass, teachers and qualifying students can greatly benefit from the
industry-leading Java conference. Students also can get a FREE
ticket if they are enrolled for 6 units at accredited learning
organizations. Space permitting, sessions, BOF (Bird-of-a-Feather) and HOL (Hands-on
Labs) on Alice, Greenfoot, BlueJ and Java will be available to high school and
university students and teachers. Participants will get the latest on Java
software technology by attending JavaOne keynotes, visiting the exhibit hall
and networking with top programmers in the industry.
Oracle Java Olympics –
CIS Region: Rewarding Top Programming Skills!
This programming contest is for university
students to write the best code with Java 7 and NetBeans. Organized this year
with the collaboration of IT-Planet, the competition is available in Russia,
Kazakhstan and Belarus. Starting in September, candidates will compete in
3 rounds, each consisting of an online quiz, a programming test and final test.
Three finalists will be declared from twenty-one best student developers in