Java Developer

Java is a universal programming language used by many companies. It is compatible with different platforms and it is continiously being improved and modernized. Which means it is quite easy to get hired as Java Developer! Don't lose any more of your time, start learning this popular profession today!
experience from the very first week
immediately after completion of the course
85% for all students,40$ months
4 months
Average salary
developers — 1 200$
5 lessons per week, 4 hours a day

This profession is for those who:

You are capable of analytical thinking, you like to study the topic from different angles and draw conclusions
You are capable of analytical thinking, you like to study the topic from different angles and draw conclusions
You wish to master/switch speciality and to have a popular profession that will get you employed by an IT company
You wish to master/switch speciality and to have a popular profession that will get you employed by an IT company
You are an IT enthusiast, you want to upgrade your skills and use them for the software development
You are an IT enthusiast, you want to upgrade your skills and use them for the software development

How to start a career in it?

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Course program

1 . General characteristics of the Java language
  • Introduction to Java
  • Java virtual machine (JVM)
2 . Data types and basic operations with them
  • Language syntax
  • Comments
  • Keywords in Java
  • Data types: primitive / reference
  • Principle of choosing primitive data types
  • Variables and constants
  • Declaration and initialization of variables (fields)
  • Scope and lifetime of variables
  • Operations: arithmetic, assignment, relationships and logical
  • Converting and casting numeric types
  • Operations' priority
3 . Conditional operators and loops
  • Conditional operator and its types
  • Ternary operator
  • "switch" statement
  • Loops: for, while, do while
  • Infinite loops
  • Interruption of control flow, tags
4 . Arrays
  • Declaration and initialization of arrays
  • One-dimensional, multidimensional arrays
  • Iterate over array elements (foreach loop)
  • Arrays and assignments
  • Search in arrays
  • Arrays class: filling, comparing and sorting elements
  • Methods: arguments of variable length
5 . Strings
  • Char
  • String class. Immutable Objects
  • Storing strings in memory (String Pool)
  • The basic operations of the String class (creation, concatenation, comparison, searching for characters and
  • substrings in strings, etc.)
  • Converting primitive data types
  • StringBuffer vs StringBuilder classes
  • Localization and encoding (UTF-8 and other)
6 . Introduction to OOP. Objects and classes
  • Objects and classes. Objects. Definition. Condition. Behavior.
  • The object model. Key points: abstraction, encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism.
  • Packages. Packages' nesting
  • Fields and methods (definition, declaration syntax)
  • Access modifiers
  • Classes' fields: initialization explicit and default, final specifier (constants)
  • Methods: parameters and links, set of methods, methods' overloading, methods' overriding
  • Static fields, methods, initialization blocks
  • Access to fields and methods
  • Constructors: default constructors, calling one constructor from another
  • Usage of "this"
7 . Unit Testing
  • The importance of testing
  • Preparation for testing
  • Test creating
  • JUnit
  • TestNG
  • Mocking (PowerMock, Mockito)
  • TDD
8 . Recursion
  • Fibonacci + testing. Cycle Replacement.
9 . Inheritance, polymorphism, composition, aggregation
  • Inheritance and polymorphism as a tool for creating software. Superclass and subclasses, generalization relation, inheritance in Java. A call to superclass constructors, the order of calls. Keyword super
  • Overriding methods, main rules. Inheritance for static fields and class methods. Abstract classes and methods - concept, call of constructors, implementation of methods in child classes
  • Interfaces. "Multiple" inheritance. Definition and implementation of interfaces. Interface Extension
  • Inner classes
  • Polymorphism. Inheritance hierarchy
  • Converting and casting. Using instanceof. Prohibition of inheritance: terminal (final) methods and classes.
  • Import classes, static methods and fields
  • Composition
10 . Class Object
  • The global superclass Object, its methods
  • Implementation rules of equals(), hashCode(), toString() methods
11 . Enums
  • ENUM. values(), valueOf(), name(), ordinal() methods.
12 . JVM
  • Heep, Stack.
  • Storage of different types of data (primitives, arrays, reference objects and strings)
  • Garbage collection and disposal of objects
13 . Collections
  • Class Collections: search and sorting of elements, adding.
  • Abstract data types (data structures)
  • List
  • Set
  • Map
  • Iterating over Collections, forEach loop
  • Comparators
  • Non-generic Vs Generic Collection in Java. Difference
  • Lambda expressions
  • Stream API
14 . Generics
  • Using Generics
15 . Git
  • Repository
  • Basic Git commands
  • Git flow
16 . Exception handling in Java
  • Java exception class hierarchy
  • Exception handling
  • The concept of exception and exceptional case
  • Checked/Unchecked exceptions
  • Exception generation and throw statement
  • Controlled exception declarations, throws keyword
  • Throws in overridden methods
  • Exception catching and handling
  • Regeneration of exceptions
  • Finally block: releasing resources
  • StackTrace
17 . Debugger
  • Ways to find an error
18 . Serialization/Deserialization, JSON/XML
  • Objects presentation in text form
19 . IO/NIO
  • Class hierarchy of streaming output/input
  • Output/input streams, workflow, output/input stream hierarchy
  • FilterOutputStream and FilterInputStream
  • Byte streams
  • Character streams
  • Class File
  • Serialization and Deserialization in Java. Concept and purpose
  • Try with resources
20 . Concurrency, JMM
  • Thread and process
  • JVM realisation of execute multiple threads on single core
  • Runnable and Callable classes
  • Run and stop a thread. Thread management
  • Java thread visibility. Stack
  • Synchronized keyword. Mutex object and monitor
  • Deadlock
  • Volatile keyword
  • Multithreaded application example
  • Executor
  • Concurrent collections
  • Happens-before
21 . Building of JAR-files manually
  • JAR-file structure
  • Compiling and building of JAR-files
  • Execution of JAR-file
  • Java execution parameters
22 . Java Build Tools
  • The main point of building project
  • Lifecycle of building project
  • Dependencies
  • Maven, Gradle
23 . Regular expression
  • Regular expression in Java
24 . Logging
  • Purpose of logging
  • Logging levels
  • Configuration of log
25 . DB
  • ACID
  • SQL
  • NoSQL
  • JDBC
  • SDK for NoSQL
  • CAP-theorem
26 . Client-Server programming
  • The concept of client and server
  • Client-server interaction
  • Networks
  • OSI levels
  • Socket
  • REST
  • WebSocket
  • CORS
27 . Java EE
  • Servlet.
  • Servlet containers (Tomcat)
  • Filters
  • JBoss, GlassFish etc.
28 . Project structure
  • MVC
  • MVP
29 . Annotation
  • RetentionPolicy
  • ElementType
  • Annotations inheritance
30 . Reflection
  • Access to the class fields and methods
31 . CI/CD
  • How to simplify and speed up production process
  • TeamCity, Jenkins
32 . Patterns GRASP, SOLID
  • Problem solving with patterns
  • GRASP. Generative patterns
  • GRASP. Structural patterns
  • GRASP. Behavioral patterns
33 . Front-end
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JS
34 . ORM
  • Hibernate
35 . Base of Spring
  • History
  • IoC/DI
  • Beans lifecycle
  • Config
  • Spring Wev MVC
  • Spring Boot
  • Spring Data JPA

What will your resume look like after training?

Artyom Kovalevsky
Junior Java-developer
Hard Skills
  • Java Core, Java FX
  • Stream API, DateTime API, Lambdas
  • Maven/Gradle
  • DBC, SQL, Hibernate (ORM)
  • Networking, REST (HTTP, WS), Nginx
  • Unit Testing
  • Concurrency, IO vs NIO, Servlet (Tomcat/Jetty)
  • Spring base, Unix (Linux, Ubuntu)
  • GIT, JIRA, CI/CD (TeamCity)
Soft Skills
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Team player
  • Capable of handling difficult tasks
  • Time management
  • High emotional intelligence
Work for an IT company with DevEducation
The studying process at the DevEducation college is developed by the IT experts aiming IT projects and employers requirements. The Jave Developer course will provide you with loads of knowledge and the possibility to apply it in real life development. DevEducation is a base to build up your IT career on!
DevEducation highlights
The studying process is systemized and conducted by IT experts
You'll get to practice from the first lessons creating a high quality portfolio
You will have a possibility to improve your skills and get hired by large IT company

What do graduates say about us?

  • Aghasalim İsmailov
    Aghasalim İsmailov
  • Sevil Zeynalova
    Sevil Zeynalova
  • Samir Tagizade
    Samir Tagizade

Most frequently asked questions

1 . What language is spoken during training?
The courses will be conducted in either Russian, Ukrainian or Azerbaijani depending on the country of your training. All courses use English-language IT terminology. *Russian language understanding is required for course participation regardless of your location.
2 . What Verification/Certification do I get after attending the courses?
A genuine Certificate of Completion confirming skills that you learned will be given at the end of the course.
3 . How do I get employed after completion of the course?
Each student will get an invitation for a job interview with one of the DevEducation’s partners upon the course completion.
4 . What time does the training course take place?
The classes are usually conducted in the morning. However, you can request a detailed schedule of the chosen course from an administrator in your city.
5 . What is the qualification of the course trainers?
Courses are conducted by field experts, who have over 5 years of experience, and are currently employed by our partners’ IT companies.
6 . What assumed liabilities are for the student who receives a grant?
Grant recipients shall not be legally or financially liable to the IT college. You have the right to refuse the grant or use it for the next course completion.
7 . Does DevEducation guarantee my employment after the course completion?
Your employment with a partner IT company is guaranteed, if you pass the interview successfully. However, we can't provide a 100% guarantee of your employment, since many factors depend solely on the student. If you don't miss any of your classes and do all your homework, your employment chances are very high. While every student is different, 87% of our graduates got a job right after graduation - we are proud of that.
8 . What if I miss some lectures?
We strongly recommend attending all lectures in order to get the best out of the course content. However, if you happen to miss a lecture or optional course, be sure to do the homework associated with the lecture as well as all other lecture tasks A maximum of 20 grants is allocated for each course. We expect you to attend all classes scheduled 5 days a week and do all your assigned tasks. We may recommend a student to opt out of training if he/she misses multiple classes without a serious reason. The majority of our students are mature, self-sufficient people that are determined to do their best. Attendance and progress are your personal responsibility in the first place. Your success is up to you - if you pay proper attention to the course, it will be quite easy for you to get a good job and achieve your goals.
9 . What if I neglect to do some of the assignments?
The course is built around finding solutions and answers, including answers to self-learning tasks. That’s the reason why failure to do assigned work will result in the loss of your grant and automatic expulsion from our courses. We want our students to succeed. If we see the effort and desire to truly understand the material, we want to work with you. If that drive just isn’t there, this will be a different conversation.
10 . Where can I see each of the course’s curriculums?
The course curriculum can be found at Select the courses section and open the desired course.
11 . I'm still not sure which course I should pick. Where can I find out additional information on each?
We’ve arranged an “Open Door Day” event particularly for this purpose. It is also possible to visit us on any other day by prior agreement with the head of the college. You can also submit a request on our website and register for one of the open events conducted on business days.
12 . What qualifies someone to receive a grant?
Visit, select the desired course and check the “Perfect Student Profile.” There you can get an idea of knowledge required to receive a grant.
13 . What career will I be able to pursue after completing the QA/FrontEnd/Mobile course?
Upon the QA/AT course completion, you will be able to develop a career in software manual testing or software automated testing. You will be able to understand all basic tests, documentation creation, automation workflows, and all the steps of the software lifecycle. Your level of skills will enable you to implement all this across real-life projects; Upon the FrontEnd course completion, you will be able to work as a programmer in the web development field. You will also be able to code a site and create desktop apps; Upon the Mobile course (Xamarin or React Native) completion, you will be able to become a programmer in the mobile development field.
14 . Are software testers in demand in the job market?
Testers are people that check sites and applications for errors. Hundreds of new web resources appear every day making a professional tester an absolutely irreplaceable link in the chain of high-quality site or app development. This career will be in high demand for a while. Automated testing is also becoming a fast-growing career. QA/AT course completion in DevEducation college will provide you an opportunity to work in either of those two fields.
15 . What salary can I expect from being employed with your partner company?
Compensation varies from person to person, job to job and is based on the results of your job interview. Your salary may also depend on the city of your employment. Usually, our graduates are offered an average junior wage in the region. How you approach our courses and your dedication to studying will assure that you have what it takes to be a qualified developer in these fields, and will consequently provide the most beneficial impact on your future compensation.
16 . Why is the course called "Basic"?
The Basic course duration is 4 months, and the course is based on one of the programming languages. Language selection will depend upon the needs of IT companies in the region where you are trained. In most cases, this will be Java or C#. The Basic course includes the essential material required for working on real-life projects. Upon the Basic course completion, a student may choose a specialization: FrontEnd, Mobile Xamarin or Mobile React Native, Java Advance, C# Advance. You can become a professional in any of these fields in 1.5-2 months.
17 . What knowledge is required to be enrolled in IT courses?
You can get enrolled at The Base Java/C# course or Testing course in our college. You need to have basic knowledge of the following: Programming basics; Advanced computer skills; A desire to study, learn something new and achieve your goals.
18 . What companies are DevEducation college partners?
You can find a list of our partners in the Our Partners section at They are various companies in different cities, and their number grows steadily. Major partners: WizardsDev Field of activity: development of business software, analytics, data security; xCritical Field of activity: development of FinTech services, online trading systems, Web and mobile apps; Global Cloud Team Field of activity: development of outstaffing software.
19 . Can I study online?

Until September 2021, we worked offline only. Now you can study online as well.

Our partner companies need hundreds of qualified IT specialists. So we teach only the relevant skills you need for future work. After training, the best students undergo an internship and get employed. To keep the high quality of education online, we've created a virtual lab to work on projects. Now you can train and get a job from anywhere in the world.

20 . Are there any age restrictions for studying in DevEducation college?
Our target audience is ambitious, highly motivated people at the age of 18-27, but there are always exceptions. It depends a lot on your mandatory pre-enrollment interview, where you show your abilities. 33 is the maximum age for enrollment for any course in our college. We have accepted 16-year-olds, however, in this case, we won't be able to provide an opportunity for full-time employment.
21 . Do I have to sign an enrollment contract with DevEducation college?
If you received a grant, you will be offered a contract indicating the course name and the number of learning hours. Upon the course completion, you will receive a Completion Certificate.
22 . Can I study at DevEducation college while being employed?
We offer a 5/2 curriculum and quite a significant amount of homework. You will have to decide whether or not you will be able to work and study simultaneously. 50% of our students study while being employed. However, we warn everyone it can be tough to do so.
23 . Why is the price of the course so low?
DevEducation is a non-commercial project, and we strive to provide every student who is eager to study with an educational grant. A student's desire to receive a grant means that they are really enthusiastic about the IT industry. We support people that are eager to become real professionals. The course price will be significantly low for you if you receive a grant. This is just a tool to filter out careless students and keep the committed ones. We do not gain any profit for selling the courses. Our key benefit is to provide highly-qualified professionals for IT companies. The qualification of our professionals is much higher than that of those recruited via job sites and HR services. We provide the highest-quality training in the IT education market in terms of further employment. The content of our learning programs is initially based on real-life work statements of modern IT companies. We know for sure what skills and knowledge are required to get a job. We have sponsorship agreements with our partner companies allocating money for educational grants. This makes our courses accessible to any enthusiastic student. Despite the fact that we totally comply with the needs of the business, we still stand with our students in terms of the learning process.
24 . What level of English language skills are required for the course enrollment?
You have to be at least a pre-intermediate level to receive a grant and to be enrolled for the course. If your English language skills are not as high as expected, but you have perfectly completed all other tasks during the interview, you can still apply for a grant and be enrolled on the course.
25 . Why don't you offer any classes after 19:00?
This is a standard time for any business education. People may be quite exhausted after 8-9 hours of working. It is not productive to have students go through such an extensive curriculum in the evening. Besides, we learn from real-life projects, so by providing money for grants, companies take a serious risk in case our students fail.
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