About this Course

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.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 6 weeks
Skill Level
beginner
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Course Leads

Cezanne Camacho
Cezanne Camacho

Instructor

Asser Samak
Asser Samak

Instructor

Prerequisites and Requirements

No prior programming experience is needed. Beginners welcome!

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Why Take This Course

Java is the most popular programming language in the world today. It works on any platform (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc), and it’s the core language used in developing Android apps. It’s a great first language for any aspiring programmer, so whether you want to program Android apps, web apps, or simply learn the foundational skills that all programmers use, this introductory course is a great place to start!

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