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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.

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 Janus D L

Dec 27, 2016

Very cool but you need to focus and use the grey stuff.... harder than Neurobiology 1 & 2

By Matias G A

Jan 18, 2018

It is a practical and short course to learn the basics of Java Programming. I like it.

By Simran G

Jul 11, 2020

Coding was lengthy, and I have to right similar codes repeatedly. Overall l learned.

By abhishek

Jun 29, 2017

phenomena of teaching is Good for logic development and practice exercise are good .

By 林書凡

Jun 16, 2020

There could be a better way to examine our programming assignment than using quizs.

By Lgx

Apr 6, 2017


By Ngo A T

Jun 11, 2021

This course is good for write down steps which need to do when we solve problems

By Svetoslav S

May 13, 2020

The Course was very good organised. The digital library and material are useful.

By Marcin P

Nov 27, 2015

Can be a little bit to hard for beginners but great and interesting assignments.

By Varun B

Sep 22, 2021

Good course to learn how to approach to write algorithms and solve the programs

By Muhammad O

May 28, 2020

Great course its better if they explain further more before that much hard Quiz

By Pukhraj G

Jan 27, 2017

i found this course interesting. but in this you need to explain more clearly.

By Amritesh M

Aug 16, 2020

Very Well Organized Contents and all lecture contents are Very Knowledgeble

By Bivash P

Feb 12, 2017

It is the best course for the beginners who want to learn java differently.

By Aswathy S

Jul 12, 2017

It was a real challenging course and most of it was explained really well

By Jhimmy A D

Feb 2, 2017

A little difficult for beginners! But awesome problems in the excercises.

By Misuk S

Jun 12, 2021

This course is very good and usefulor future. I have learnt many things.

By Nikolay A

Jun 14, 2019

Quality of material provided and support decreased from previous course.

By amit b

Sep 12, 2020

The course is too fast. The programming teacher is not up to the mark.

By Suhas D R

Apr 10, 2020

Problem statement were good, but need more explanation on the concepts

By Xukan R

Nov 8, 2017

It's pretty good, but I just don't like to use BlueJ and their API...

By Euclides C C M

May 5, 2016

Very practical and useful knowledge!

Thanks for your time and effort.

By Diptimayee J

Nov 3, 2020

Problem can be selected in a way where More Java API can be covered.

By Soumik P J

Jul 16, 2020

Should have been more problems with java rather than just csv files

By Can R

Jan 22, 2018

First assignment was very poorly prepared with setters and getters.