Get comfortable programming with Java while gaining skills from an experienced Java programmer. This course provides you with easy-to-understand examples and plenty of skill-building exercises using the latest version of Java to give you confidence as you learn programming.
This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
PC: Windows XP or later.
Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
Linux can also be used.
Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
The most recent versions of the Java Development Kit (JDK) and BlueJ. Download and installation instructions will be available in Lesson 4.
Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Michael Hall is a software engineer with more than 12 years of experience in consumer and marketplace startups. Over the course of his career, he has led teams of engineers building apps that support tens of millions of users. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from UCLA.