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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

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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By Jatinder S

Sep 12, 2017

Great Course ! Very Informative and challenging !

By Maria M

Aug 25, 2016

Very good course for learning java for beginners.

By Sachin K

Jul 12, 2020

It's a good session of coursera to learn online

By Chandradeep K

Jul 8, 2020

Many thing to learn and the coding part is best

By Yasmine B

May 5, 2020

i lern a lot with this course thank you sp much

By siuli k

Apr 28, 2020

Professors as well as the Mentor are very good.

By Pei T

Feb 25, 2019

a bit difficult for beginners but worth to try.

By Charlie S

Nov 19, 2020

The instructions are clear and easy to follow.

By huraira f

Oct 4, 2020

A great course with very experienced teachers.

By Santanu B

Oct 1, 2020

It gave me a more clear Understanding of Java.

By YutongXiao

Apr 3, 2020

Somewhat difficult but a lot learning received

By Rajasekar D

Sep 24, 2018

The final quiz could be made more challenging.

By Igor S

Oct 25, 2017

A lot of practice hours - it's very good idea!

By David N

Jan 26, 2017

I did not learn anything new from this course.


Aug 10, 2020

my learning experience have been really good.

By Soumya B P

May 31, 2020

Very much informatiive and productive course.

By P V R S

May 27, 2020

super course and easy to learn and understand

By Tarun L

Apr 2, 2020

Great Course to begin your java journey with.

By Paul s J

Dec 16, 2019

Challenging but fun. Liked this course a lot.


Jul 30, 2020

Amazing Course Learned a lot.

Value for money

By Alejandro S M

May 14, 2020

Really nice course! I enjoyed every exercise

By Ruslan S

Apr 3, 2019

Great course, interesting tasks and examples

By Ahrar H

Mar 4, 2019

Great way to learn new programming concepts!

By Guangchen X

Jan 26, 2019

It's very helpful to learn the fundamentals!


Feb 19, 2018

This was a great review of Java Programming.