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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Connect with thousands of other learners and debate ideas, discuss course material, and get help mastering concepts.

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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 4.4 out of 5 of 2,398 ratings

outstanding teaching !!! really loving to do course here

I would rate 5 but some exercises felt way to hard to figure out using just their resources, I had to rely more on other sources than I expected but I would rather have a course where the challenges are well explained and enough examples provided as tools to understand what we are learning and how our projects are supposed to work. The discussion forum is a great place to go figure out things, many times I got stuck I quickly could find other people having a similar issue most of the times. Great experience on my first course online and definitely considering taking the next one.

Gave me solid foundation in HTML, CSS and JavaScript and equipped me with knowledge and tools to make more complicated projects of my own.

The course was easy to follow and using projects that were able to be presented "live" allowed for the student to be immersed in the work and the tasks given to them.

very good basic foundation course help to understand from the basic concept