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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 Oyetunji I A

Nov 10, 2016

This is very educating and its so easy to know as it is detailed for beginners.

By Briseida G E B

Dec 30, 2020

One of the best courses. You will learn to program in Java with real examples.

By Prajwal J D o E

Aug 2, 2020

My journey through this course was superb, I learned a lot during this course.


May 17, 2020

The courses was very informative with learning ! Thanks for all the leacturers

By Guy M H

Apr 17, 2020

I thought the course was excellent. I appreciated the emphasis on the basics.

By Jayawardhanage S M J

Mar 5, 2019

A very appropriate and organized course for Java learning. Highly recommended.

By Eduardo G N

Oct 12, 2017

Spectacular course...Congratulations for all involved .. Thank you very much

By Ljubomir M

Apr 17, 2017

Oh, hey guys, great learn as always. See you on next course of specialization.

By Ashok K

Nov 25, 2016

This Course might change my life forever. Excellent content, great professors.

By Tekraj C

Oct 22, 2015

Awesome, the words will be less to describe how good this course is...........

By Tian Y C

May 24, 2020

Course has been design to be quite rigor .That it worth the effort to enroll.

By Yash Y

May 11, 2020

Being honest, I can guarantee that it was the best Course for Java Beginners.

By Vũ Đ H

Dec 12, 2018

I love this course, It is so helpful to me. It's great to become a programmer

By Steven J G A

Apr 9, 2022

I learned a lot from this course. It's not for people who wants things easy.

By 1036 B G

Sep 25, 2020

This course helped me so much Thanks to Coursera for such an amazing courses

By Haris u

Jul 28, 2020

It is good and perfect for me and also for other.

It improved my Skill value.

By Rohitash G

Feb 16, 2019

Awesome Teaching a bit more explanation in some topics would be of more help

By jerin j

Dec 7, 2015

very informative

easy to understand and follow what the course was all about.


Jun 9, 2018

Thank you Cousera Scholarship to allow me take this course! Wonderful Prof!

By Abhishek t

Sep 17, 2017

Well organized course ,so simple that even non-CS student can understand .


Sep 20, 2020

Thanks for this course "Java Programming: Solving Problems with Software"

By Happi Y

May 5, 2020

Course was awesome! Great videos and lectures, solid projects! It was fun

By BingliangLan

May 22, 2019

This course is very instructive and easy to understand. Highly recommend!

By Jan O

Aug 30, 2018

Have learned a lot and it is a great course. Would recommend it any time.

By Erika S

Jan 25, 2018

This course was AMAZING. I really enjoyed doing the exercises! Thank you!