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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 julio v

Jan 19, 2016

great material professors and everything, great for beginners like myself

By Ali A D

Jun 3, 2022

Exceptional and challenging course well prepared with great content !!!!


Oct 21, 2020

a very good course which can make you be familiar with java very quickly

By Dhanush

Jun 2, 2020

splendid course and is of great help for learning java for the beginners


Oct 15, 2018

It was very useful and exciting and much easy to understand .Thank you .

By Anton M

Oct 1, 2018

Stellar instructors and great content. Also found it pretty challenging.

By Jayanth M

Oct 5, 2017

Good way to learn basics!

Nice exercises to strengthen the understanding!

By Raju K

Jan 30, 2021

This is wounderful and nice course and the staff teaching is wounderful

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 Amarilis C

Apr 15, 2022

Muy Interesante y te permite mostrar tus capacidades con las prácticas

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 Code W A

Jul 14, 2020

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

By Tin D 0

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 M

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 Abhinav M

Sep 26, 2021

This course is very friendly for beginners to learn the java program