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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 Idir B

Jan 30, 2016

The course itself is Ok, but I would suggest two things:

By Robert B

Oct 6, 2020

Challenging course. Enjoying the process of learning.

By Clyde W

Feb 3, 2017

relatively easy but still excellent for the beginner!

By Marjolaine C

Dec 14, 2018

Great course, maybe too many hints for the exercices

By Nikita B

Jun 11, 2019

good course very efficient to improve programming

By Mohd S

Apr 23, 2020

Great course to learn Java programming language.

By Singh A S

Aug 25, 2019

It's a great course . Thank you Duke University.


Jul 20, 2020

Good online course for learning new thinks..!!

By Amir F

Mar 25, 2020

I really enjoyed to take this course !


By Subier M S

Jul 23, 2020

very nice coaching i learning skill Thank You

By 王涛

Oct 1, 2019

Some questions can be described more clearly.

By Martín d l R

Aug 11, 2019

Excelent for lear good java programing skills

By Jose A

Feb 7, 2016

use my analytical skills with this course.

By Rohit K S

Sep 16, 2020

It Was A Great Experience. But Hard Too!!

By Tung B D

May 16, 2018

nice course with amazing resources online

By Geoffrey G D

May 22, 2020

Very resourcefulness and helpful course.

By jami s k

Feb 9, 2016

its a excellent teaching awsome faculty.

By Meet K

May 26, 2020

I think this is quit tough for freshies

By Suraj P

May 29, 2020

I got little confuse due to no basics.

By Ayan K D

Jun 21, 2020

Extremely help for beginners in java

By Liusicong

Feb 15, 2016

The homework is too time consuming.


May 11, 2020

u shd improve in teaching clearly

By Haoran

Jul 16, 2018

need more tips for quiz of week 2

By Milton C

Nov 12, 2017

Very challenging but fundamental.

By Arpitha.D

Jan 3, 2016

It is a good course for starters.