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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 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.

Oct 15, 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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Feb 29, 2020

nice course with rigorous assignments to improve your coding skills

By Suyash B

Jun 29, 2018

A very good course , a great effort by the team at Duke , Thankyou!

By Aman M

Jul 13, 2020

Great course learned lots of thing about java and practiced a lot.

By Edward G

Jun 15, 2017

Applicable to work life - many practical examples of data analysis

By Tamaghna C

Sep 30, 2020

Had an amazing experience learning Java with such great teachers!

By Riyad H

Sep 3, 2020

I am very happy to get This opportunity. Thanks to All my teacher

By Nandha k S

Jan 28, 2020

Teaching perfomance is so good.five star is worth for this course

By Ivan L

Jul 18, 2019

Very good course for beginners with java, every recommendation!!!

By Frederick O

Mar 24, 2019

I strongly believe that this will help me in my career. I love it

By Robert C

Mar 10, 2018

Challenging without being unreasonably difficult. Learned a lot.

By Paramveer D

Aug 26, 2020

Had very good learning experience. Brushed up Java fundamentals.

By Mayank K

Jun 24, 2019

Now I am confident to write and understand difficult java codes.


Jul 21, 2020

extremely helpful for me to pursue my career in the IT company.

By Christopher T S

Jul 11, 2020

Great course with excellent resources and challenging problems.

By Sujal G

Apr 27, 2020

For Java Beginners you should select this course, its awesome!!

By Arijit G

Oct 21, 2018

V difficult to pass,,but it's a good course for knowledge wise.

By Craig

May 2, 2018

process gradually towards success! course materials is perfect.

By Chew W Y

Jun 16, 2016

I found it quite difficult but challenging. Interesting course.

By Fidele Y I

Jul 22, 2020

I Like the way they teach you, they hold your hand to the end!

By Raza M

Jun 3, 2017

its very useful knowledge and learning with practical examples

By Ravuri

Dec 20, 2015

Excellent Start for those who want to Learn Java Programming .

By Gopika M M

Aug 31, 2020

was really helpful for me in improving my programming skills.

By Prasanna

May 6, 2017

Great content, challenging quizzes and mini project. Enjoyed!

By Jitaditya D

Jun 24, 2020

Awesome course the doubt clearing techniques are incredible.

By Mahmoud R

Apr 11, 2020

Amazing Courser With Amazing Instructors, Highly Recommended