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Intro to Java Boot Camp

Virtual Classes

May 3, 2021, 2:00 PM UTC – May 14, 2021, 5:00 PM UTC


About this event

Are you looking to learn the essentials to start your career in Java Development? Cognixia JUMP proudly partners with GDI to offer exclusive “Intro to Java” boot camp. This two-week collaboration will help attendees gain the basic knowledge needed to start their career in Java Development.  This program will include  lectures, hands-on coding instruction, practice, group projects, and opportunities to exercise knowledge and test skillsets. The course begins on May 3rd and ends on May 14th. The course is offered free to a limited number of attendees -exclusively through the GDI community.

About Cognixia JUMP:

Cognixia JUMP offers people a chance to up-skill themselves in the market's most in-demand technologies before utilizing our relationships with Fortune 500 companies to land an amazing job opportunity for them. We’ve seen many passionate and successful individuals go through the JUMP Program. Our goal is to reach as many women as possible, so they have that opportunity to explore the field of software development, a field where women are underrepresented.

About this Class:

This Intro to Java boot camp is being offered exclusively to women who are interested in enhancing their programming skills! A typical session will be spent in lecture, doing code-alongs, working on projects and exercises, and demonstrating their knowledge.  The curriculum will cover:

  • Basic Programming
  • Flow Control
  • Classes & Objects
  • Inheritance & Composition
  • Arrays
  • Strings
  • Regular Expressions
  • Enums
  • Dates
  • Interfaces
  • Packages & Imports
  • Collections & Generics
  • Exceptions & Assertions

Where: Virtual

When: May 3rd – May 14th

Monday – Friday, 10:00-1:00 pm EDT

Instructor: JUMP Instructor, Orquidia Moreno

Orquidia graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from Western Connecticut State University. She has worked with Cognixia for the last 2 years, first as a JUMP trainee and now as a Teaching Assistant.

Interests: Painting, drawing, photography, cooking, watching anime, playing games

Favorite Technologies: Java, SQL, BASH, React

Pre-class Downloads: 

Code of Conduct:  GDI is focused on providing opportunities for women to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (