Who is this class for: This course is for anyone interested in taking their first step toward a career in computer programming. Learners with no prior experience are encouraged to take this course! In addition, this is the first course of the Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals Specialization, providing learners the programming fundamentals they will need to successfully complete the course series and the web development portion of the capstone project .


Created by:  Duke University

  • Susan H. Rodger

    Taught by:  Susan H. Rodger, Professor of the Practice

    Computer Science

  • Robert Duvall

    Taught by:  Robert Duvall, Lecturer

    Computer Science

  • Owen Astrachan

    Taught by:  Owen Astrachan, Professor of the Practice

    Computer Science

  • Andrew D. Hilton

    Taught by:  Andrew D. Hilton, Assistant Professor of the Practice

    Electrical and Computer Engineering
Basic Info
LevelBeginner
Commitment4 weeks of study, 3-7 hours/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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Duke University
Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 2,723 ratings

Overall I enjoyed this course.

I learned basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript coding techniques and gained a foundation that will (hopefully) make other coding classes a little easier. Help on the Forums is always accessible and you can search posts from previous classes to help you muddle through mistakes. I wish there were a "Live help" chat feature; I think that would be great!

It is a very interesting and challenging course! I liked it, especially the steganography part!

The course was well structured into the 4 weeks. It wasn't rigorous. It made me want to learn more.

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