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About the Course

Programming is an increasingly important skill, whether you aspire to a career in software development, or in other fields. This course is the first in the specialization Introduction to Programming in C, but its lessons extend to any language you might want to learn. This is because programming is fundamentally about figuring out how to solve a class of problems and writing the algorithm, a clear set of steps to solve any problem in its class. This course will introduce you to a powerful problem-solving process—the Seven Steps—which you can use to solve any programming problem. In this course, you will learn how to develop an algorithm, then progress to reading code and understanding how programming concepts relate to algorithms....

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Aug 13, 2020

The instruction provided in this course are very clear and anyone who can learn coding by this course. But the course has more readable content for you to take notes and reading it may take more time.


Aug 30, 2020

I had no background in programming before attending this course and I had my own doubts on learning a new language online. But trust me, this course is very well-built and it was a cake walk for me.

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By Jaemyong C

Jun 14, 2020

I dropped the course due to technical issues on Duke's side. Can't complete the assignments.

By Aditya k D

Apr 3, 2023

please mention my correct name in my certificate .i get frustated to change it

By Kuldeep m

Apr 4, 2020

I am not geeting my certificate after completing the course ehat can i do

By Deleted A

Sep 28, 2020

the teacher are very uninteresting and totally kill the desire to learn

By Rich H

Apr 13, 2023

The most confusing class i've had the misfortune to take. Awful.

By Biswajit G

Jul 22, 2020

sorry but i failed to understand the course may be i am lagging .

By Md M I K I

Sep 7, 2020

not very interesting. Need more improvement on course material.

By S C R

Oct 26, 2020

in the certificate the full name of university is not their

By Yuxin H

Jun 22, 2023

the grading system is trash


Aug 29, 2020

poorly explained

By Mukul N

May 24, 2020

Not really good

By Bob

Aug 23, 2022

mind numbing


Jun 23, 2020

Very bad

By RicK Z

Dec 13, 2020


By Bibhushan J S

May 28, 2020