Software Development online courses and MOOCs - student reviews

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4 years, 9 months ago
Wonderful, wonderful course on learning Python. The professors seem to like teaching the class (and really seem to like each other, which co... more
3 years, 4 months ago
This interactive course is very suitable for total beginner. When I took this course, I didn't have any R background. But along the way, I p... more
4 years, 11 months ago
An excellent introduction into essential machine learning techniques. The course is very rich in content, and covers a lot of ground, but do... more
4 years ago
Although I have taken about 8 Coursera courses so far, this one is among the best I've seen. My previous experience includes a los of OpenSt... more
3 years, 5 months ago
Duke’s Data Analysis and Statistical Inference is an introduction to statistics with an optional computational component using the R program... more
4 years, 7 months ago
Well after two weeks of hard work I stopped doing homework and later quit the course. The subject is very interesting, the lectures are very... more
4 years, 11 months ago
The course was well organized and the instructors are great. Most fun came from the programming assignments. The great thing about them is t... more
2 years, 7 months ago
Hi Nick, I just finished CS101 on Coursera. It is, to me, a fantastic introduction to computer programming. I have gained much, much more in... more
3 years, 4 months ago
I agree this is another one best course from Coursera. Well structured, with a lot of examples given in the video lecture and PDF slides. Yo... more
4 years, 10 months ago
I signed up for several different introductory CS courses (LTP1 and ITPP on Coursera, CS50x and 6.00x on EdX) and I have to say that this wa... more
4 years, 10 months ago
This was the first online course that I took and it really set the standard for the rest. Nick Parlante is a brilliant instructor whose enth... more
4 years, 3 months ago
Bob Sedgewick is pretty gifted in making very difficult ideas understandable. The programming assignments are spectacular. In one you get to... more
2 years, 7 months ago
This mini-course in the [Databases series]( from Stanford Online, looks at the us... more
3 years, 7 months ago
I said this in my review of Part II, but it applies equally well to Part I: For anyone who loves programming, this is a truly memorable cour... more
3 years, 2 months ago
This was the first MOOC I took, when it was not self-paced. Professor Widom is great, and the way it was organized showed me it was possible... more
4 years, 8 months ago
Wikipedia has a very short and humble article about the instructor: "He designed the Scala programming language and Generic Java". It was en... more
3 years, 10 months ago
Pros: covers topics like HTTP, securely storing cookies and passwords, scaling websites Cons: No lessons on javascript and CSS coverage was ... more
1 year, 6 months ago
This course begins a six-part series on bioinformatics algorithms that works its way through the excellent textbook written by Professors Pe... more
3 years, 11 months ago
This course gets quite diverse reviews. Probably, some students had incorrectly estimated the difficulty and/or practical importance of the ... more
4 years, 2 months ago
In my personal opinion having forums devoted to specific sexes is needless, not relevant to subject, and worse, encourages sexism. For that ... more
3 years, 6 months ago
As a absolute beginner with Git I was searching for a good introduction for this software and I found 'Try Git' and I liked very much, so I ... more
3 years, 8 months ago
This is a great little course on developing for the mobile web with fluid, adaptive and responsive design. It will take around 1.5 to 3 hour... more
4 years ago
Introduction to theoretical computer science is all about identifying and tackling hard problems. The quality of the material and instructio... more
4 years, 2 months ago
Since I am a student of VLSI and Computer Engineering, my course structure was designed by keeping in mind subjects of both the fields. This... more
3 years ago
The course does concentrate on data analysis, as is indicated by the course's alternate title, Python for Informatics. It does a great job o... more
4 years, 9 months ago
Very Engaging. Way better than all the other courses out there. The step by step learning process helps in better retention. Doing this cour... more
4 years, 8 months ago
I took this course after the Dan Boneh's "Cryptography" class so I want to compare them a little bit. This class is much more practical than... more
3 years, 1 month ago
As I was wanting to get started learning various programming languages I chose to learn Python. Python is basically a scripting language, an... more