The Java programming environment has become the primary choice for robust, large-scale business systems and is gaining popularity in embedded systems for portable computing devices. The advent of faster processors and less expensive mass storage has allowed Java to transcend the language’s original limitations, and Java's platform independence makes it suitable for developing web services and global enterprise applications. Additionally, many smaller systems and even hand-held devices can benefit from applications written in Java.
Who Should Enroll
Practicing Java programmers and software engineers who want to expand their knowledge of the advanced capabilities that are available with the Java programming language and development environment will find this program valuable. It is also ideal for graduates of the Java Programming Certificate Program who want to continue their education and acquire new skills.
Occupational summary for software developers in the United States.
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