Jul 20, 2018
The course was pretty challenging (and occasionally frustrating) for a novice programmer, but doable.\n\nI enjoyed the course, and came away with a greater understanding of computers and programming.
Mar 30, 2017
Good and practical training approach to solve real worlds problems. Assignments and quizzes are quite challenging and interesting. Greatly motivates us towards programming and problem solving skills.
von Frank T•
Jul 12, 2019
Poor Quizzes and little help on the forum
von Ernest D K A•
Sep 06, 2020
Not foundational course at all.
von Olga V•
Nov 09, 2018
Do not recommend this course and this specialization for beginners. Maybe worthy to make only if you have an experienced developer on your side to help you. Most likely, you're going to be really frustrated. Had high expectations on this courses, sadly was disappointed. Poor explanations, short videos, too complicated and multiple assignments, using BlueJ environment which nobody in a real world uses.
von Md. A•
May 22, 2020
The course asks for lots of programming and hard work which I appreciate as a way of learning better. But, some of the quiz questions have questionable wording which leads learner to answer wrong and have less grade even after knowing about the algorithm well and having correct program developed. This is frustrating.
von Asif K•
Jan 22, 2016
Again, I wish the teachers would explain explicitly what is needed for the programming exercise. I felt abandoned by the faculty when I was trying to work out the programming exercise. There is an assumption that we as students know what the teachers are talking about.
von Chase A E•
Jul 11, 2020
Felt this was too vague for beginners, and too simple for those with experience. Spent a lot of time fighting with the quizzes to get it the answers it wanted, rather than focusing on writing good code.
von Preston T•
Jun 01, 2020
Needs to talk more about the theory and how the data structures work (HashSet, HashMap, ArrayList). What are their efficiencies? None of this was discussed in the class.
Oct 07, 2020
Fantastic course. Great assignments and lectures. Low score because the workload is excessively high and overwhelming for novice programmers
von Muhammad G•
May 26, 2020
Pretty Boring and absurd. Not a good way to describe the concepts
von Milton C•
Oct 16, 2017
Too many weeks go by without feedback on forums.
von Mohamed M H•
Jan 25, 2020
it was very hard
von Wesley N•
Jan 22, 2020
The course was good for developing routine problem solving skills, as in the first course "Java Programming: Solving Problems with Software". However, the emphasis was supposed to be on Arrays, Lists and Structured data, and I do not think that was the case. These topics were mentioned tangentially to solving the class problems, rather than being the focus.
In summary, I could have learned as much about Arrays, Lists, and Structured Data in about 30 minutes of Googling as I did in 4 weeks of this course. However, it wasn't a total loss, as I became more proficient at the basics, simply because of the exercises.
von Okkes E S•
Apr 25, 2018
it gets repetitive after week 2. it becomes unhelpful learning new concepts. I was expecting to learn more about important points of arrays and lists (such as erasing from an iterable, or null exceptions), than repeating similar practice for weeks.
von Amir M O•
May 24, 2016
Poorly designed and explained. You do not really gain much knowledge from this course.
I would not recommend my friends and basically others to take this course. There are far better courses out there for much cheaper prices.
von Dr J R C•
Feb 17, 2016
Not really useful ~ I would like to email in a PDF of my comments covering this course and the second course in this series
von Stanislav S•
Feb 12, 2018
I hated whit all my bones this one, boring, repetitive
von Seif E M•
Oct 20, 2020
A Very Hard course that you can't overcome it easily
von Abdul H•
Sep 14, 2020
The course is very poorly designed for begineers
von Garima C•
Sep 21, 2018
Not useful content added for understanding
von Tiasha S•
Sep 15, 2020