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About the Course

Learn to code in Java and improve your programming and problem-solving skills. You will learn to design algorithms as well as develop and debug programs. Using custom open-source classes, you will write programs that access and transform images, websites, and other types of data. At the end of the course you will build a program that determines the popularity of different baby names in the US over time by analyzing comma separated value (CSV) files. After completing this course you will be able to: 1. Edit, compile, and run a Java program; 2. Use conditionals and loops in a Java program; 3. Use Java API documentation in writing programs. 4. Debug a Java program using the scientific method; 5. Write a Java method to solve a specific problem; 6. Develop a set of test cases as part of developing a program; 7. Create a class with multiple methods that work together to solve a problem; and 8. Use divide-and-conquer design techniques for a program that uses multiple methods....

Top reviews


Oct 08, 2017

Excellent explanations and amount of course work for practice, the tests made good use of the examples and work given, I am satisfied with what I learned in this course and see it's real world usage.


Oct 16, 2019

This is an Awesome Course . The best thing About this Course is that It has weekly quizzes and Assignments as well as Practice Quizzes for particular Topics which helps in learning it more easily .

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By Rafael X

Aug 04, 2017

Surprisingly challenging and fun!

By thang

Feb 16, 2016

Good intro for beginning students


Aug 15, 2020

Best Course to start programming

By Wells K

Aug 06, 2020

Very challenging and fulfilling!


Jul 07, 2020

It's very helpful to learn java.

By Кутчер С В

Jun 25, 2020

A good choice for the first time

By Sanjula M

Sep 30, 2019

Perfect course for java novices!

By Angel R

Oct 16, 2017

Great course and Specialization.

By Bhargav S G

Aug 14, 2016

thanks for upgrading my level ;)

By Mahammed a e f f

Jun 12, 2020

واحدة من افضل الدورات التدريبية

By W.G U I

May 02, 2020

Very useful for analyzing data.

By Lev P

May 29, 2019

Great course I liked it so much

By Branimir T

Jan 14, 2019

Very very helpful -- thank you!

By Suzanne M G

Aug 13, 2016

Excellent introduction to JAVA.

By Daniel

Dec 23, 2015

Comprehensive and so enjoyable.


Jul 30, 2020

Very informational and helpful

By Coriolan R

Apr 26, 2020

Very useful practical examples

By Rahul R

Jul 09, 2019

This was an great experience !

By Zeel K

Aug 18, 2020

Amazing course for beginners.

By satya s

Jul 26, 2020

best for intermediate coders!

By Noothi C

Apr 06, 2020

Very tough than usual cources

By Guo F

Jan 04, 2020

Useful, although a bit basic.

By Chongjun H

Sep 21, 2017

Nice fundamental level course

By Abhinav B

Aug 02, 2017

The projects were interesting

By Dinghan X

Jun 25, 2017

love it. challenging and fun.