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Java Beginner's Challenge Gauntlet

3h 10m
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Run the gauntlet of Java lab challenges that increase in difficulty but are suitable for Java beginners. This learning path is comprised entirely of lab challenges for you to assess your ability to solve problems using the Java programming language. The challenges are meant to reinforce what you've learned and to provide practice problems to hone your skills. Each challenge is focused around a single task allowing you to cross off bite-sized challenges whenever you can find the time. Cloud Academy provides a web-based integrated development environment for you to complete the challenges in. Simply start a challenge and everything is ready for you in your browser.

Assessed Topics

The challenges assess your ability in the following topics relevant to Java beginners:

  • String manipulation
  • String functions
  • Arrays
  • Lists
  • Loops
  • Conditions

Intended Audience

This learning path is intended for beginner Java developers.


You must have some experience with Java to succeed in this learning path. If you want to gain experience with Java, the following content is recommended before attempting the learning path:

Introduction to Java    


If you have any feedback or suggestions relating to this learning path, feel free to contact us at support@cloudacademy.com

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About the Author
Logan Rakai
Lead Content Developer - Labs
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Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.

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