Learn Java

Learn the basics of the popular Java language in this introductory course.

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Why Learn Java?

Java is among the most popular programming languages out there, mainly because of how versatile and compatible it is. Java can be used for a large number of things, including software development, mobile applications, and large systems development. Knowing Java opens a great deal of doors for you as a developer.

Take-Away Skills

In this course you’ll be exposed to fundamental programming concepts, including object-oriented programming (OOP) using Java. You’ll build 7 Java projects—like a basic calculator—to help you practice along the way.

Recently Updated

We’ve recently updated this course! For more information on why we did this update and how it might affect you, check out this blog post: Learn Java Updates.

Upcoming Releases

We’re building new and exciting content for this course, look for these new modules soon!

  • Arrays and ArrayLists
  • Loops
  • Hash: Maps and Sets

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What you'll learn

  1. 1

    Welcome to the world of Java programming! Java is a popular object-oriented programming language that is used in many different industries.

  2. 2

    Learn about datatypes in Java and how we use them. Then, practice your skills with two projects where you create and manipulate variables.

  3. 3

    Learn about object-oriented programming in Java. Explore syntax for defining classes and creating instances.

  4. 4

    Conditionals and control flow in Java programs.

What you'll create

Portfolio projects that showcase your new skills

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How you'll master it

Stress-test your knowledge with quizzes that help commit syntax to memory

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