Welcome to our course on Object Oriented Programming in Java using data visualization. People come to this course with many different goals -- and we are really excited to work with all of you! Some of you want to be professional software developers, others want to improve your programming skills to implement that cool personal project that you’ve been thinking about, while others of you might not yet know why you’re here and are trying to figure out what this course is all about.
About this Course
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University of California San Diego
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING IN JAVA
The instructors are great and make a big effort to develop an interesting course. Contributions from industry members are appreciated. However the project selected and the libraries could be improved.
Great into to Java, instructors have clearly put thought in to the format with the choose your own learning style videos, and additional coverage where it may be needed. These have been very helpful.
Would have preferred if the map was built incrementally, with me continuing each exercise with my own map rather than a new, supplied map each time. That would make me feel more ownership towards it.
I loved this course! The course videos and the projects sharpened my idea about some of the toughest concepts of Java and OOP. I recommend this course to anyone interested in learning OOP in Java. ☺
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Is financial aid available?
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Is this course right for me?
This course is meant for learners with a bit of programming background, preferably in Java, who are looking to expand their Software Engineering abilities. Specifically, learners should be already comfortable with loops ("for", "while"), conditionals ("if", "else"), and both calling and authoring methods (functions).
If you're not sure, that's okay! We have a practice quiz right at the start of the course which will help steer you in the right direction.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Course?
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