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University of Pennsylvania

Introduction to Programming with Python and Java

University of Pennsylvania via Coursera Specialization

Overview

This Specialization starts out by teaching basic concepts in Python and ramps up to more complex subjects such as object-oriented programming and data structures in Java. By the time learners complete this series of four courses, they will be able to write fully-functional programs in both Python and Java, two of the most well-known and frequently used programming languages in the world today. Introduction to Programming with Python and Java is for students and professionals who have minimal or no prior programming exposure. It’s for motivated learners who have experience with rigorous coursework, and are looking to gain a competitive edge in advancing their career. It’s for folks who are thinking about applying to the University of Pennsylvania’s online Master of Computer and Information Technology degree and want to sample some of the lecture videos and content from the first course in the program. We hope this Specialization is for you. Topics in this Specialization include language syntax, style, programming techniques, and coding conventions. Learn about best practices and good code design, code testing and test-driven development, code debugging, code and program documentation, and computational thinking.

Syllabus

Course 1: Introduction to Python Programming
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. This course provides an introduction to programming and the Python language. Students are introduced ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Data Analysis Using Python
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. This course provides an introduction to basic data science techniques using Python. Students are ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Introduction to Java and Object-Oriented Programming
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. This course provides an introduction to the Java language and object-oriented programming, including ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Inheritance and Data Structures in Java
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. This course provides a comprehensive look at Java inheritance, including access modifiers and ... Enroll for free.

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Brandon Krakowsky

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