Learn to Program in Java – Microsoft Professional Program

With this Learn to program in Java course you get started on the path to becoming a software engineer by learning core coding skills in Java—one of the most popular programming languages.

Microsoft Professional Program - Learn to Program in Java

About This Course

Ready to start your programming journey? Being a software engineer is much more than simply writing code—it requires a strong conceptual understanding of computer science. In this course, which was developed through a combination of academic and industry perspectives, learn not only how to code in Java but also how to break down problems and implement their solutions using some of the most fundamental computer science tools.

Get plenty of hands-on Java coding experience with methods, logic, loops, variables, parameters, returns, and recursion. And write your code using industry-standard tools and practices to help you build strong habits as you grow your development skill set.

Whether you are preparing for advanced university computer science courses, an entry-level software engineering position, or the Advanced Placement Computer Science A exam, get the tools you need to succeed in this practical, self-paced Java course.

What you’ll learn

  • Basic Java commands and APIs using industry tools
  • Foundational data organization and manipulation
  • Code control structures, such as loops and if/else statements
  • How to structure code using methods, parameters, and returns

Course Syllabus

Module 1 – Java Basics

Module 2 – Control Structures

Module 3 – Data Flow

Module 4 – Capstone Project

Meet the instructor

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Kasey Champion

Learning Team

Microsoft

Kasey Champion is a software engineer turned teacher. She graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Electrical Engineering, but worked for the Computer Science Department as a Teaching Assistant for 3 years. After graduation she joined Microsoft as a software engineer, but spent her mornings volunteer teaching computer science at local high schools through the TEALS program. Recently she was lucky enough to make her passion her full time job and joined the Microsoft Learning team to develop computer science courseware.

Start learning Learn to Program in Java

You can enroll now for this Learn to program in Java course at our DataChangers Academy ! Do you want to learn more? Then check out our other Entry Level Software Development courses.

Please use a Windows Live ID email address to register at the DataChangers Academy if you want to obtain a certificate after finishing the courses.

Show what you know and get a certificate

After finishing this course, you can obtain a Microsoft Professional Program certificate. In order to obtain a certificate, you can buy a certificate voucher from us (in collaboration with MD2C).

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