Introduction to Java

This course is part of Core Java Specialization

Noel J. Bergman
Evan Bergman

Instructors: Noel J. Bergman

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals


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Beginner level

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11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Describe the Java product offerings, and the key benefits of Java.

  • Explain how to use basic Java syntax and data types.

  • Use Java expressions, operators, branching and looping statements, to write simple Java code.

Skills you'll gain

  • Category: Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
  • Category: Java Class Library
  • Category: Java Programming
  • Category: Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Category: Computer Programming

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Quizzes and assessments

2 quizzes, 3 assessments

Subtitles: English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals


(1,426 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the Core Java Specialization
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There are 3 modules in this course

In this module, we will introduce you to Java, examine the benefits of Java, and the ways in which Java is packaged. We will see how Java can be installed, and we will demo Hello World in Java.

What's included

11 videos3 readings1 quiz

This module introduces a bit of basic Java syntax, but primarily focuses on Java's primitive types, and their wrapper classes. This module concludes with a brief introduction to the associated lab environment within your browser and learning to configure the environment to work in the best fashion for yourself. You then proceed to open the IDE used in this environment, Eclipse, and review the different elements within it. Finally, you will be reading for lab exercises related to this module.

What's included

11 videos3 readings

This module covers Java Fundamentals of writing simple expressions, using operators, branching, and looping.

What's included

11 videos1 reading1 quiz


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