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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 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.

By 俞越

Sep 9, 2019

Overall the course if great for beginners who first wrote program.

By Kishaan J

Jan 16, 2017

They make programming look so easy! Enjoyed the course! Thank you!


Jul 28, 2020

It's a very good course and have good programming practicals....

By Ankit K

Jun 12, 2020

The projects in the course were the best. I really enjoyed them.

By Jesus D L R

Apr 13, 2016

Muy buen curso para comprender y mejorar las estructuras de Java

By Rohan S

Mar 15, 2020

A very elaborate course with an efficient teaching methodology.

By Shilpa V

Nov 12, 2017

Good course for building problem solving skills for a beginner.

By Hongliang L

May 9, 2020

it would be great to add getName method to FileResource class.

By Devesh P

Sep 30, 2018

Good Covering of the topics and clear covering of the concepts

By Zenine X

Aug 22, 2016

In the assignment of week2 , the Algorithm was not made clear.

By BtechBoy R

Feb 5, 2021

Very professional and understandable classes...learn anywhere

By Arunkumar S

Nov 15, 2020

Good explanation whole team. Easy to understand every chapter

By Chenzhe S

Oct 7, 2019

WEEK 2 was not very clearly Hope can have some improvements.

By Tamalika B

Jun 28, 2020

this code definitely helped me to get better at java coding.