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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 Guillermo G K S

Sep 05, 2020

Excellent starting point to learn Java.

By Chen C

Aug 03, 2020

The contents are really useful to me...

By Edna M A B

Jul 16, 2020

Excellent content and clear objectivs!!

By Sergey R

Jul 12, 2020

A really nice course for the beginners.

By Utchchhwas S

May 18, 2020

A good course to get started with Java.

By Manju A

Oct 04, 2019

Very well explained and good exercises.

By Bryce L Z H

May 22, 2019

This was more challenging than course 1

By ximing

Oct 22, 2017



Aug 14, 2016

Nice course for practicing programming.

By Rushabh S B

Jul 05, 2020

Nice course with concept & assignment.

By Sai R

Apr 21, 2020

It has been a good experience studying

By Pawan B

Oct 29, 2018

Very well compiled by the instructors.

By Mallela s v p b

Sep 19, 2020

This is very usefull for java learner

By Alberto P S

Sep 14, 2020

Nice, practical introduction to Java.

By Rushikesh R B

Aug 29, 2020

IT is most knowlegible course in java


Jul 31, 2020

very helpful that increases knowledge

By Damian L

Jun 13, 2020

An excelent way to learn java basics.

By Qi Z

May 23, 2020

Great course and I really enjoyed it.

By Zhibek M

May 20, 2020

Thank you so much for your courses!!!

By Aleksandr S L

Feb 11, 2019

Extremely useful! Highly recommend! )

By Leenaraj B

Nov 08, 2017

Good for Hands On Coding Experience .

By Jaehun S

Jan 03, 2016

Excellent course to learn Java Basic.


Aug 04, 2020

this course is help me to learn java

By Archana R

Jul 04, 2020

This course was really useful for me

By Siddhant t

May 26, 2020

vvery good but tough and challenging