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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

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.

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.

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By Akshay P

Feb 4, 2021

One of the best courses I have done so far. Challenging and exciting. Just love it :).

By HAY a

Jul 16, 2020

Very practical programming lesson and exercise! Love the way the topics are presented!

By Mustapha F

Sep 20, 2019

I have been going through this course and I am learning a lot about programming (Java)

By Savin K

Jul 15, 2019

I am very pleased that you have gave us such exercises. Loved and enjoyed the course.

By Balaji R

Feb 25, 2019

Interesting and challenging course. Motivated me to re-start coding after a long time!

By Ei Z P

Sep 25, 2020

It is a good course for me and by solving real software .Thank, u, all my instructor.

By Shivank K

Mar 23, 2020

Very effective course, the content is well organised and helps you learn from scratch

By Chenyu Z

Oct 27, 2020

Provide many small cases to practice and have fun! & Elaborate prompts to guide you~


Jun 15, 2020

The teachers were all really good and made sure i understood all the topics in depth

By Joshi N R P

Apr 9, 2020

it's a basic easy course but there are some challenging questions that help us grow.

By zhenkai w

Jul 8, 2018

real impressive course design. simple but remarkable! worth trying! useful homework!

By Adam B

Dec 18, 2020

Extremely satisfied with the course, clear explaination and very realistic projects

By Difan G

Dec 30, 2019

Great course, fundamental enough for starter with basic coding knowledge to thrive.

By Carolina T

Jun 21, 2017

Excellent, for beginners to experts it is a fan and very educational course to try.

By Achal G

Jan 15, 2016

Awesome ,interesting and unconventional course to get a hang on java programming...

By Jinghao M

Sep 27, 2020

it's the most important to grasp basic knowledge, the lesson keeps it all the time

By Darshan R P

Jul 16, 2020

course was good enough. it taught me various new skills.i got familier with java .

By Kiều T K

Oct 6, 2019

good skill but DNA is difficult and encrypted or decrypted is difficult to beginer

By Ayush D

Jun 29, 2020

A great course if you want to learn the basics of Java and the basics of OOP too.

By Jonathan M

Nov 22, 2019

Best online course I've ever done! A great start to the specialisation! Thanks!

By Tim S

Aug 3, 2018

Good course with fun example problems to help gain a mastery of Java programming.

By Alejandra U P

Jul 19, 2017

The course goes step by step in explaining some useful Java libraries and clases.

By Richard W

Jan 20, 2016

Great course and great professors. Very interesting knowledge base to learn from.

By Deleted A

Aug 30, 2020

Good course ,but instead of using bluej any other IDE will be of much better use

By Sandadi L R

Jun 14, 2020

It helped me to understand java and gave me confidence to dive deeply into java.