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COMP 3621 - Advanced Java

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

This course has been replaced by COMP 3641 -Java Web Application Development as of September 2009. This hands-on advanced Java Programming course continues on from COMP 2611 and addresses Java application development. Students continue with an examination of selected Swing API component models, learn application GUI design and how to write programs incorporating JDBC, Sockets, RMI, and Deployment with JAR files. Topics also include: Internationalization, Class Loaders, Encryption, Reflection and JavaBean Design, Table Models, Java and XML, and Java Web Technologies. This course also helps prepare students to challenge the Sun Certified Developer (SCJD) exam and move on to COMP 3631 Java Web Applications.


COMP 2611



This course was retired after the Winter 2014 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Examine Java threading and Thread synchronization models.
  • Build Java applications utilizing the Swing GUI API.
  • Access and manipulate database base data using Java database Connectivity.
  • Construct a remote Java application using Remote Method Invocation.
  • Study techniques for creating hard copies of application data through Printing.
  • Develop and deploy JavaBeans in application development.
  • Introduce web programming concepts through Java Servlets.

Effective as of Winter 2008

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