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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 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 Enrique A M

Sep 23, 2020

Mil gracias coursera, mil Gracias universidad de Duke.

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.


Sep 27, 2020

Great learning experience for an engineering student.


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.

By Sagar B

May 05, 2020

It was good experience, learnt new things. Thank you

By K.Fhanindhar R

Apr 19, 2020

Have learned many things which I did'nt come across.

By Quentin Q

Dec 31, 2019

Excellent course to review Java string fundamentals!

By Aleksandra P

Dec 23, 2019

I have learnt a lot of new things about programming!

By Mazhar A

Apr 03, 2019

One of the best courses to start with for beginners.

By Frank R

Dec 11, 2017

Demanding and application-related. Very good course.

By shu

Feb 11, 2016

Great Course for an initial idea of Java Programming

By Deepika D

Jun 29, 2020

One of the best educators with mind blowing concept

By Ronin S

Nov 02, 2017

This was a very informative and well-taught course.

By Roman

Feb 06, 2016

Excellent course! The best Java course on Coursera!