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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 08, 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 16, 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 Yonghwa C

Aug 30, 2016

It makes you a clear and brilliant programmer~~ Very good!!

By Lolito M d D

Nov 24, 2015

Very good! I like because I am learning many things.


By Shraddha S

May 16, 2020

Amazing course!!! Learnt a lot. Thank you Duke University!

By NicholasN

Apr 01, 2020

Thank you very much for your support and quality teaching!

By tomas_chen

Sep 15, 2020

I have learnet a lot about how to code from this program.

By Vatsal J M

Jul 20, 2020

Great Learning Experience by Coursera and duke university

By Md. I K

May 12, 2020

Its a very good course. Learn so much from it. Thank you.


Apr 11, 2020

brilliant course with proper study materials and projects

By Chung E ( C

Jan 06, 2019

I think the professor should consider getting a hair cut.

By Bill H

Nov 05, 2018

Best on-line course I've ever had the pleasure of taking.

By Alex S

Feb 17, 2018

Awesome Course I learned a lot about programming and Java

By Manish K T

Nov 12, 2018

Awesome course with very practical oriented assignments.

By Venu R

May 10, 2018

Explanation is very clear and very useful for beginners.

By karen c c

Jan 19, 2016

great course!! thank all you folks for this opportunity!

By Luis C A R T

Aug 12, 2020

I really liked this course, diverse and challenging ;)!

By Hxe H

May 10, 2019

Good Start, I have got so much, it's a great experience

By Rayhaan P

Dec 08, 2015

Great course for getting started with Java programming.

By Kamil P

Nov 13, 2015

Another great course form Duke University!

Thanks a lot!

By Rishav S

Oct 28, 2017

I feel very satisfied after completion of this course.

By GaryTu

Aug 14, 2017

Great course! Got familiar with solving real problems!

By Krishna S

Dec 14, 2015

Awesome course. Perfect blend of theory and practical.


Jul 31, 2020

One of the best course for beginner to advance level.

By Gudikandula k

Jun 01, 2020

very very happy to learn this course fully satisfied.


Nov 04, 2019

Very Good course, Nice Exercise with proper guidance.

By Anjan B

Nov 24, 2015

May be the course is helpful for me and also for you.