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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 Nintukrishna M

Sep 6, 2020

Awesome Class. The software was really good to run java program.. BlueJ

By Prashanth K

May 15, 2020

Absolutely in students view and perspective. Best place for a beginner.

By Vineeth K

May 14, 2020

It's good opportunity to join Coursera and learn about java and strings

By Chengkai J

Feb 18, 2020

Easy to get started with. Had a lot of joy through learning the course.

By Douglas H

Oct 18, 2015

Great course. Interesting and engaging. Lots of programming practice.

By Tedros K

May 15, 2021

This course teaches coding by practical example, that is the fun part.


Oct 23, 2020

It was Such a wonderful Learning Experience.Thank you so much Coursera

By Hazrat A

Jul 14, 2020

Thanks to my awesome instructor. This is very nice and awesome course.


Apr 30, 2020

Excellent instructions and real-world application from the instructors


Mar 3, 2018

This is a great course. The most impressive thing is 7-step process,-)

By Mehul s

Sep 21, 2020

Excellent course, i am ready to move ahead and take more challengesl.

By Sharath

May 16, 2020

it was a nice course.. and also it was quite interactive typesessions

By Adharsh S

Aug 27, 2019

I was able to learn to solve real world problems with Java programing

By Lynette

Feb 4, 2018

This course was so challenging but I enjoyed every single assignment.

By Ali

Nov 19, 2015

at first its seems boring, but i'm happy that i continued the course.

By Gayathri S K

Jun 20, 2020

All the slightly tough exercises made the course an interesting one.

By G S

May 24, 2020

informative and wonderful session and nice practice tasks and quizes

By Berke C Ö

Dec 30, 2020

Thank you for providing me this course through the financial aid...

By Alishan C

Jul 30, 2020

Enjoyed working through the tutorials and problem sets! Thank you!!


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