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David Holcomb
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Hello, I'm David. I was wondering what I should do after completing this introduction to Java programming course: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-092-introduction-to-programming-in-java-january-iap-2010/index.htm

I don't want to just contribute to projects or create my own software. I want to continue learning Java programming with online courses, books, etc.

I have no idea on how I'm going to continue my learning.
 
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You may also try to learn data structure and algorithm course. But in my personal opinion you should also try to practice
what you have learnt.
 
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Tushar Goel wrote:You may also try to learn data structure and algorithm course. But in my personal opinion you should also try to practice
what you have learnt.


Thank you for your reply. I will always practice what I learn.

I'll probably take a data structure and algorithm course in no particular order, then learn some web development.

If anyone else has any ideas on what I could do to continue learning, please feel free to post them.
 
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David Holcomb wrote: . . . I don't want to just contribute to projects or create my own software. . . .
I am afraid that contributing to projects and creating your own software are exactly the things you should do.
 
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David Holcomb wrote:Hello, I'm David. I was wondering what I should do after completing this introduction to Java programming course: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-092-introduction-to-programming-in-java-january-iap-2010/index.htm

I don't want to just contribute to projects or create my own software. I want to continue learning Java programming with online courses, books, etc.

I have no idea on how I'm going to continue my learning.


Somewhere MIT posts their catalog of classes for a particular degree programs. You could find that and do the next class in the series. I know of one guy who used opencourseware to do a whole MIT degree in CS. Of course at the end there was no actual degree, but no $200,000 debt either... Classes on EDx are the same ones but more fun because the assignments are graded and there's discussion.
 
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Guillermo Ishi wrote:
Somewhere MIT posts their catalog of classes for a particular degree programs. You could find that and do the next class in the series. I know of one guy who used opencourseware to do a whole MIT degree in CS. Of course at the end there was no actual degree, but no $200,000 debt either... Classes on EDx are the same ones but more fun because the assignments are graded and there's discussion.


I found a course that I'll take next: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-005-elements-of-software-construction-fall-2011/index.htm

 
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