Tuesday May 03, 2016

Java SE 8 Certification

Prepare for the Java SE 8 exam or upgrade your certification from any previous Java SE to Java SE 8.  There are resources available, whether you are getting a certification for the first time or want to upgrade your certification.

Upgrade Java SE 7 to Java SE 8 OCP Programmer | 1Z0-810
Recommended Training: Java SE 8 New Features

Upgrade to Java SE 8 OCP (Java SE 6 and all prior versions) | 1Z0-813
Exam Topics: Upgrade to Java SE 8 OCP (Java SE 6 and all prior versions)

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Tuesday May 13, 2014

Crack the Raspberry Pi. Win a JavaOne Trip!

Want to learn everything there is to know about the Raspberry Pi?  These three videos walk you through the software setup and connections to sensors and other IoT technologies. With this free 40 minute training, developers of any background can build a project with the Raspberry Pi and Java. If you are looking for more sensors, cameras and other gadgets to create a breakthrough application, just visit newark.com or adafruit.com, and they will send you the equipment you need in couple of days. 

Once you have that cool project running, submit a video of how it works and the code to the IoT Developer Challenge. This is your chance to win a trip to JavaOne 2014, the premier Java conference, where you can meet the most seasoned and innovative Java developers in the world. 

There is no time to waste!  Only 15 days are left before the Challenge deadline on May 30 

Watch the videos in the order shown below 

Friday Apr 25, 2014

Coaching for IoT Developer Challenge

Looking for a little help to create a winning project for the IoT Developer challenge? Schedule a 15 minute coaching session with our technical expert Vinicius Senger. He has a lot of experience creating IoT projects and can help you to take your idea to the next level and to troubleshoot your technical issues. 

There are only 5 weeks left before the May 30 deadline to submit your video and the code of your project. Take advantage of this great opportunity to get personal coaching. Register now! Here are the current dates of the coaching sessions:

 1. April 29, 2014 at 8:00pm in Sao Paulo Brazil (BR); 7:00pm eastern time, US ; 4:00pm California time; 11:00pm UTC/GMT 

 2. April 30, 2014 at 3:00pm in Sao Paulo Brazil (BR); 2:00pm eastern time, US ; 11:00am California time; 6:00pm UTC/GMT; 10:00pm in Moscow Russia; 8:00pm in Warsaw Poland 

 3. May 7, 2014 at 10:00am in Sao Paulo Brazil (BR); 9:00 pm in Singapore; 9:00pm in Beijing China; 10:00pm Tokyo Japan; 6:30pm Mumbai India; 

 4. May 8, 2014 at 11:00pm in Sao Paulo Brazil (BR); May 9 at 10:00 am in Singapore; 10:00am in Beijing China; 10:00am Tokyo Japan; 7:30 am  Mumbai India;  2:00am UTC

In addition, ask questions on the forums, check our code samples and watch our training. 

Looking forward to your submissions!

Friday Feb 07, 2014

Java EE Curriculum Survey

 Take this survey and help us better understand which APIs and Java versions are the most important to you as a Java  EE developer. The results of the survey will enable us to update our training material and certifications for Java EE 7 to better suit the Java community. 

The survey will take you ~5 minutes. Your answers will remain anonymous and you won't be contacted by Oracle as a result of answering this survey

Thursday Jul 11, 2013

New Java Tutorials

Three new tutorials are now available on the Oracle Learning Library:
- New Java EE 7 tutorials and videos show how to create an application that uses the WebSocket API for real-time communication between a client and a server.
- Java SE tutorial on how the built-in Java™ security features protect you from malevolent programs

The Oracle Learning Library (OLL) is a repository of free online learning content covering Java technologies. The content ranges from videos, tutorials, articles, demos, step-by-step instructions to accomplish a specific task to in-depth, self-paced interactive learning modules. The content is developed by Oracle developers as well as trusted community members. New content is uploaded daily. 

The OLL have many features that include:
- Collections: groups of content that includes OLL content items, related training, and external links. You can choose to share your collection with others or keep your collections private. 
- My Library: A feature that helps you track all of the content that you have read, create bookmarks, and track the feedback and reviews you've created.
- OLL-Live: FREE, one-hour interactive webcasts from Oracle. At an OLL Live webcasts, you will experience an information packed session led by an Oracle expert showing you ways you can use Oracle products.

Monday Feb 27, 2012

New Java Curriculum

Today, Oracle Academy announced new Java curriculum for secondary schools, colleges and universities supporting hundreds of thousands of students. The training will include:

  • Java Fundamentals and Java Programming courses, designed especially for secondary schools and 2-year colleges
  • A comprehensive portfolio of Java courses for four-year colleges and universities
  • Training that supports teachers/faculty to deliver the Oracle Academy’s Java curriculum
  • Java competitions that help students develop and showcase their technology skills.
More on the announcement.

Monday Aug 01, 2011

Moving Java Forward: New Java Training!

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 for now.

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 Spring 2012.  


Insider News from the Java Team at Oracle!



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