Duration: 3 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course: Java – Advanced  (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 3 months  (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

1.     To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of advanced Java concepts.

2.     To equip students with the skills necessary to develop web applications using Java.

3.     To enable students to create dynamic web pages using JavaServer Pages (JSP) and Servlets.

4.     To familiarize students with session management techniques in Java web applications.

5.     To introduce students to JSP tag libraries and their implementation.

6.     To enhance students' problem-solving and programming skills in Java.

Course Overview:

This 3-month part-time course is designed to teach advanced Java concepts and their practical application in web development. The course will cover topics such as web application basics, web container setup, servlets, session management, JavaServer Pages (JSP), JSP elements, directives, and JSP tag libraries. Students will gain hands-on experience through practical exercises and projects.

Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Lectures: In-depth explanations of concepts and principles.

2.     Demonstrations: Live demonstrations of code and application development.

3.     Hands-on Exercises: Practical assignments to reinforce learning.

4.     Projects: Real-world projects to apply learned skills.

5.     Code Reviews: Feedback on students' code to improve coding practices.

6.     Discussions: Open discussions to encourage student participation and clarify doubts.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

Java is a widely used programming language in the industry, especially for web development. By gaining advanced Java skills, learners can significantly enhance their career prospects. The course will equip them with the knowledge to create web applications, which is in high demand in the market. Additionally, understanding Java's advanced concepts will empower learners to pursue self-employment opportunities as web developers or freelance Java programmers.


1) Basics of a Web Application

·         What is a web application?

·         What is a web client and web server?

·         How do clients and servers communicate?

·         HTTP protocol basics

·         HTML language basics

·         Understanding TCP/IP ports and URLs

·         The need for a Web Container

2) Web Container and Web Application Project Setup

·         Setting up Tomcat Container on a machine

·         Setting up a Servlets JSP project in Eclipse

·         Configuring dependencies of Servlet JSP APIs

·         Web application project structure

3) Servlets

·         Introduction to Servlets

·         Purpose and functionality of Servlets

·         Servlet code structure


·         Differences between GET and POST requests

·         Servlet Lifecycle

·         Servlet Context and Servlet Config

·         Forwarding and redirection of requests

4) Session Management

·         What is a session?

·         Why is session management required?

·         Retrieving a session

·         Passing session information between client and server

·         Session information passing mechanisms: Cookies, URL rewriting

·         How to destroy a session

5) Java Server Pages (JSP)

·         Introduction to JSP and its need

·         Basic HTML tags in JSP

·         JSP Lifecycle

6) JSP Elements

·         Scriptlets

·         Expressions

·         Declarations

·         Significance of the above elements and their fitment into the JSP Lifecycle

·         Directives in JSP: Page Directive, Include Directive, Taglib Directive

7) JSP Tag Library

·         JSP Standard Actions

·         Expression Language

·         JSTL basics and usage

·         Need for Custom Tag Library

·         Implementing a Custom Tag Library

Note: The course content can be modified based on the requirements of learners or specific location.

Please note that the syllabus provided above is a general outline and can be adjusted or expanded based on the duration of the course and the specific needs of the learners.

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