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Learn to Program in Java

Get started on the path to becoming a software engineer by learning core coding skills in Java--one of the most popular programming languages.

Learn to Program in Java
This course is archived
Future dates to be announced
Estimated 4 weeks
6–10 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
Free
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About this course

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Ready to start your programming journey? Being a software engineer is much more than simply writing code--it requires a strong conceptual understanding of computer science. In this course, which was developed through a combination of academic and industry perspectives, learn not only how to code in Java but also how to break down problems and implement their solutions using some of the most fundamental computer science tools.

Get plenty of hands-on Java coding experience with methods, logic, loops, variables, parameters, returns, and recursion. And write your code using industry-standard tools and practices to help you build strong habits as you grow your development skill set.

Whether you are preparing for advanced university computer science courses, an entry-level software engineering position, or the Advanced Placement Computer Science A exam, get the tools you need to succeed in this practical, self-paced Java course.

*Note: *This course will retire at the end of October. Please enroll only if you are able to finish your coursework in time.

At a glance

  • Language: English

What you'll learn

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  • Basic Java commands and APIs using industry tools
  • Foundational data organization and manipulation
  • Code control structures, such as loops and if/else statements
  • How to structure code using methods, parameters, and returns

Module 1 - Java Basics
Module 2 - Control Structures
Module 3 - Data Flow
Module 4 - Capstone Project

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