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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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Dec 1, 2018

Quite tough but worth the efforts!!

By Ridi L

Oct 11, 2018

Great Course ! To take absolutely !

By Anubis L

Jul 5, 2018

Pretty fun and interesting projects

By Vinicio D S

May 28, 2018

Great Course for intermediate Java!

By Mario A T B

Nov 1, 2017

Excellent tool for any professional

By greg w

Feb 19, 2016

Great entry into the Java language!

By Antony J P

Aug 12, 2020

Wonderfull start for the begginers

By Diyang L

May 15, 2020

This is a really amazing course!!!

By Irin H O

Apr 28, 2020

It was a beautiful journey.Thanks!

By Wilson R O M

Feb 24, 2020

Easy to follow with great examples

By Benouali A M

Jan 16, 2020

motivent et il permet de réfléchir

By Buğra C H

Dec 31, 2019

Very useful very orginal lecture.

By Karim M E

Sep 13, 2018

amazing course takes great efforts

By pavan n

Jul 28, 2020

one of the best cours in coursera

By Yashar j j

Jul 11, 2020

Perfect and so academic thank you

By Satish R

May 30, 2020

It's very helpful for my studies.

By Madhira A

May 17, 2020

Interesting doing problem solving

By Aditya P

May 17, 2020

Amazing problem solving tutorials

By Willem v S

Feb 1, 2019

Very instructive and nice course!

By pratik k

Jan 5, 2019

best course i have learned online

By Егоров А Н

Mar 24, 2018

It'a a good course for beginners.

By Rafael X

Aug 3, 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 5, 2020

Very challenging and fulfilling!