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Ace AP Computer Science A

162 Lessons
25 Quizzes
6 Challenges
216 Playgrounds
426 Illustrations
Pass the Assessments to test the skills you’ll learn from this course

Takeaway Skills

Learn some of the basic building blocks of computer science

Explore Java syntax and get your hands dirty writing code

Solve real problems with interactive coding projects

Understand how the exam is structured and scored

Navigate the exam confidently with three in-browser practice tests

Course Overview

Welcome to your one stop shop to acing your AP Computer Science A examination. This course is a comprehensive run-through of everything you need to know to fly through your exam with confidence. With no background knowledge required, you'll learn the fundamentals of computer programming, you'll get hands-on practice coding in Java, and you'll learn real software development skills that... See more

How You'll Learn

Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why our courses are text-based.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why our courses are text-based.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

Course Contents

4. Unit 2-1: Using Objects
5. Unit 2-2: Java Strings
6. Unit 2-3: Java Math and Wrapper Classes
7. Unit 3: Boolean Expressions and if Statements
8. Unit 4: Iteration
9. Unit 5: Writing Classes
10. Unit 6: Arrays
11. Unit 7-1: ArrayList
12. Unit 7-2: Searching and Sorting Algorithms
13. Unit 8: 2D Arrays
14. Project I: Amazon's Top 50 Bestselling Books Dataset
15. Unit 9-1: Inheritance
16. Unit 9-2: Polymorphism
17. Unit 9-3: Abstract Classes and Interfaces
18. Unit 10: Recursion
19. Project II: Doctor on Call
20. Java Tools and Tips
21. Wrapping Up
22. Test Preparation Guidelines

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