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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 Daniel G G

Jul 9, 2020

Very useful. Even for a novice in object thinking this was a soft introduction. Very good course.

By Marc R

Jul 5, 2017

Nice hands-on tutorial for people who have not much experience in programming (with any language)

By sanah i

Jul 7, 2016

Important concepts taught, with challenging yet interesting projects to reinforce those concepts

By Hiren P

Apr 18, 2020

Very strongly explain this concepts. nice source and assignment is tricky to improve knowledge.

By Yamato K

Sep 22, 2019

You can start from this to expand your skills in Java and to get a job in software engineering.

By nguyenvanha

Sep 14, 2017

This course is so great, I learn a lot from this course. But the tutor speaks a little bit fast

By Eli M D

Dec 27, 2016

Course did a good job of using quizzes to ensure that coding and matched the required learning.

By Iyasu Y N

Jan 5, 2022

i'm very pleased with this course ,it's simple and also challenging at the same time. 5 star

By Thomas

May 5, 2021

This course is high quality. I learned a lot thanks to good teachers and good quality footage.

By Shubham C

Jun 29, 2020

One of the best course on Java available on coursera and may be one of the best in the market.

By Wang H

Apr 21, 2018

The instruction is very useful! The quiz is a little difficult, which costs me plenty of time.

By Péter P

Nov 25, 2015

Interesting problems, and nice lectures. Thanks a lot for having the opportunity to take part.

By Francisco G B

Oct 20, 2020

A good course about java, I could learn a lot, the activities helped me to improve my skills.

By Deleted A

Oct 5, 2017

Awesome course but requires some basic knowledge before delving into its track. Thanks a lot.

By Helen S

Sep 21, 2017

Interesting, good organaized and structured course with good voluem of information and tasks.

By Fady H

Nov 26, 2015

Great course for beginners and programmers looking for fun by solving real problems with Java


Jan 1, 2018

great course, the way the quiz are made, if you pass surely you've caught something on java.

By Chuong V

Sep 26, 2019

Fantastic introduction course into programming with Java with practical real-life examples.

By Bruce W

Mar 30, 2019

Amazing courses. It is unbelievable I could program so much! Thank Duke University so much.

By William W

Apr 8, 2018

Building your confidence, understanding, and basic skills in Java. A great beginner class!

By Jit D

Jan 4, 2019

Good material , great instructors, liked the pace. Wish there were more in lecture quizzes

By Andres A

Oct 9, 2020

Great introduction to Java and problem solving. Very clear in the step by step processes.

By Numan K

Sep 12, 2020

This course was very good for improving my java skills. Thanks to teachers and "coursera"

By Igor A Z

Jun 14, 2020

This course was so fun and challenging I leaned A LOT and hope everybody finds it useful!

By Sandeep P

Jun 7, 2020

Step By Step Learning making it possible to grasp knowledge easily and understand better.