DEV276X Learn to Program in Java
About this course
This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Entry-Level Software Development.
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
Module 1 – Java Basics
Module 2 – Control Structures
Module 3 – Data Flow
Module 4 – Capstone Project