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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Java Programming: Solving Problems with Software by Duke University

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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

FA
Oct 7, 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.

AS
Dec 10, 2020

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.

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By MANISH K B

Aug 28, 2020

It is really awesome course. the assignments and quiz were well designed. Concept was very well explained.

By Vijayakumar H K

Mar 8, 2020

Very nice but difficult. If you understand the problem correctly, easy to complete with 7 steps solution.

By Sushant D

Jan 31, 2020

For those complaining about bluej, you can very well use other text editors/ides too. It's a good course.

By Dauren D

Dec 9, 2019

This course teaches how to work with files. It was very enjoyable experience, huge thanks to instructors!

By Donn C D G

Jan 9, 2016

Well organized, well prepared practice activities, very clear instruction videos, challenging to pass.

By kanduripreethi

Apr 21, 2020

this is a platform where we test our knowledge ....

and it is also to know more information about java

By 1VA19CS040 R M H

May 17, 2021

i loved this course and it was totally fun doing this and the way of teaching is amazingggggg.......

By 方立

Jun 1, 2017

Pretty good lectures and has plenty of hands-on programming assignments. Good for programing novice.

By Jeff L

Dec 24, 2020

great intro course. the entire program should be in one-semester course, not chopped into pieces.

By Saurabh R

Jun 30, 2020

course was really good.i helped me brushup my java skills and i even got to learn many new skills.

By Pierino V

Jun 3, 2020

I did this course in order to restore some lost skills on java. It was very useful . Great course!

By Han C

Jun 13, 2019

A course to help you learn java programming independently from scratch, good assignment questions.

By Deleted A

Feb 7, 2019

Useful and informative course... Instructors are teaching very well... I get a lot of knowledge...

By Aleksandr V

Dec 26, 2018

a very useful course to enhance your programming skills. The tasks are clear and well thought out.

By SANTHOSH P

Jul 14, 2020

I enjoyed while doing assignments. One of the thought provocative course in the coursera platform

By Daniel G G

Jul 9, 2020

Very useful. Even for a novice in object thinking this was a soft introduction. Very good course.

By Marc R

Jul 5, 2017

Nice hands-on tutorial for people who have not much experience in programming (with any language)

By sanah i

Jul 7, 2016

Important concepts taught, with challenging yet interesting projects to reinforce those concepts

By Hiren P

Apr 18, 2020

Very strongly explain this concepts. nice source and assignment is tricky to improve knowledge.

By Yamato K

Sep 22, 2019

You can start from this to expand your skills in Java and to get a job in software engineering.

By nguyenvanha

Sep 14, 2017

This course is so great, I learn a lot from this course. But the tutor speaks a little bit fast

By Eli M D

Dec 27, 2016

Course did a good job of using quizzes to ensure that coding and matched the required learning.

By Thomas Z

May 5, 2021

This course is high quality. I learned a lot thanks to good teachers and good quality footage.

By Shubham C

Jun 29, 2020

One of the best course on Java available on coursera and may be one of the best in the market.

By Wang H

Apr 21, 2018

The instruction is very useful! The quiz is a little difficult, which costs me plenty of time.