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Java Programming: Solving Problems with Software, Duke University

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About this 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

By FA

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.

By CC

Mar 29, 2018

Great course, it does help to have some background knowledge in another language but it is doable without any. goes through some fun projects but also some work usable items such as CSV parsing.

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By Rohitash Goyal

Feb 16, 2019

Awesome Teaching a bit more explanation in some topics would be of more help

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Feb 11, 2019

Extremely useful! Highly recommend! )

By shelby palumbo

Feb 11, 2019

Really poor course structure and material explanations. Canceling subscription.

By Hozaifa owaisi

Feb 10, 2019

AMAZING COURSE RELLY GOT ME UP AND CODING. LOVE THE CHALLENGING PROBLEMS PRESENTED TO ME

By Suparna Das

Feb 08, 2019

Excellent course as the Instructors teach building algorithm and then coding it line by line. I highly recommend taking this course as it helps you moving one step ahead in learning Java.

By Ummer Yousuf Najar

Feb 07, 2019

Useful and informative course... Instructors are teaching very well... I get a lot of knowledge...

By Divine Velasquez

Feb 03, 2019

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By Tridip Barua

Feb 03, 2019

This course is much better than the one taught in my College

By Willem van Schaïk

Feb 01, 2019

Very instructive and nice course!

By Portia O'Callaghan

Jan 28, 2019

It was a little hard to get started because the documentation for the course (various websites, etc) isn't super clear (to me), but once I got used to it, it was great. The instructors are great and explain the concepts really clearly. The provided classes (DirectoryResource, etc) were awesome!