Who is this class for: This course is for anyone interested in taking their first step toward a career in computer programming. Learners with no prior experience are encouraged to take this course! In addition, this is the first course of the Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals Specialization, providing learners the programming fundamentals they will need to successfully complete the course series and the web development portion of the capstone project .


Created by:   Duke University

  • Susan H. Rodger

    Taught by:    Susan H. Rodger, Professor of the Practice

    Computer Science

  • Robert Duvall

    Taught by:    Robert Duvall, Lecturer

    Computer Science

  • Owen Astrachan

    Taught by:    Owen Astrachan, Professor of the Practice

    Computer Science

  • Andrew D. Hilton

    Taught by:    Andrew D. Hilton, Assistant Professor of the Practice

    Electrical and Computer Engineering
Basic Info
LevelBeginner
Commitment4 weeks of study, 3-7 hours/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.4 out of 5 of 2,078 ratings

A+++ Course!

A very smooth introduction to computer programming and computational thinking. The four instructors are top notch with excellent explanation skills. The courses exercises and the final project are very well designed. I highly recommend the course.

This course is very well-structured and is foundation course towards learning programming. The instructors are an expert and are very engaged. I recommend this course to everyone who wants to start learning programming.

Very nice course, you learn a lot by doing it slowly, listening everything and then trying it. I would recommend it to everyone.