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Java Programming Basics

via Udacity


Taking this course will provide you with a basic foundation in Java syntax, which is the first step towards becoming a successful Java developer. You’ll learn how computers make decisions and how Java keeps track of information through variables and data types. You’ll learn to create conditional statements, functions, and loops to process information and solve problems. You’ll even learn to use IntelliJ, a Java IDE (Integrated Development Environment) that professional developers use, to build, compile, and debug your code. These are foundational programming skills, and mastering them is a must for all aspiring programmers. This course is the first in our Java Programming course series. After you complete this course, you'll be ready to take Object Oriented Programming in Java.


  • How to write Java syntax and create variables
    • Discover the basic idea behind programing.,Write your first Java program.,Use variables to store and retrieve information.
  • Using Methods and Conditional Statements
    • Use if-else statements and switch-case statements.,Write Java programs to tackle any decision making scenario.
  • How to create functions
    • Create functions in Java.,Declare methods with input arguments and return types.,Call the functions you create.
  • How to Create Loops
    • Use for and while loops to iterate over a block of code.,Learn how to write nested loops.,Use 2D arrays to store and retrieve information.
  • IntelliJ and Debugging
    • Learn how to install and use the IntelliJ Integrated Development Environment (IDE).,Use the IDE to find and solve problems in code.

Taught by

Cezanne Camacho and Asser Samak


4.2 rating, based on 16 Class Central reviews

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  • It is a course about java. It is a course for beginners, even beginners programmers. If you have never programmed, you can follow this course.
  • Anonymous
    Very nice i love this soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo…
  • A very easy approach of Java, just for the syntax of it, not for object oriented. It does have only small examples of code, not something particular.
  • Joshua Sornes
    This is a good beginner course for learning Java. While it doesn't teach you everything, it teaches you enough so that you can make some really simply things on your own (you "make" a game at the end of the course, well, you write how to make the co…
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    Andrew Edmondson
    A pretty good general introduction to coding for people who have never done any coding before. Concepts are well explained and introduced logically.

    If you have done a bunch of coding before then don't take this course, find one with more meat to it.

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    Mr Prez
    Good for beginners who have never done programming before as everyone says.

    No completion certificate though .
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    Yogesh Bisht
    Easy to understand and learn. Self paced. I completed this course in 1 week and learned the basics quite well. I have deducted one star because a lot of exercises had some technical issues where the correct answer was also being taken as a wrong answer and after viewing the answer it was exactly the same answer that i provided.
  • The concepts are up-to-date for beginners but their should be more quiz's to solve and a certification should be provided.
  • Kalyan
    Course gives a good introduction for the Java programming language. I felt that the exercises should be more difficult giving more emphasis on coding rather than multiple choice questions.
  • Very well structured and fun course. I am a front-end developer trying to learn JAVA and this was a good recap of the basics !! innovative and engaging way of learning.
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    Nirmal Jeffrey
    The lessons were well structured for beginners and the instructions given by the instructors were down to earth. Thanks udacity!!
  • Excellent job they have done making this course. Nobody before makes I understand this easy way. Thanks for your efforts.
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  • Rinku Jain
    This course is good to learn for beginners . I enjoyed it very much.
    Basic knowledge of Java and very Help to understand basic concepts of java.

  • I am interested learning java and html and CSS and JavaScript cone tivity in database full online course that is complete
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    Code With Pari
    I liked it but I found that ther is no options to ask your doubts....this is why I only gave two stars

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