Programming Basics

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Programming Basics

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Programming Basics
The course Programming Basics is an online class provided by IITBombay through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn basic computer programming skills and master the art of writing C/C++ programs to solve real world problems.
Course description
Basic concepts of computer programming are introduced, starting with the notion of an algorithm. Emphasis is on developing the ability to write programs to solve practical computational problems. Topics include: Algorithms Elements of C/C++ programming languages Basic data types Sequential and conditional execution Iterative solutions Arrays, matrices and their applications Functions Sorting and searching Elements of string processing Introduction to pointers Basics of Software Engineering Structures File Processing Learners will read and understand many sample programs, and will have to write several on their own. This course deals with basic programming, and sets the foundation for solid programming practices for beginners. This course is part of the Fundamentals of Computer Science XSeries Program: Object-Oriented Programming Foundations of Data Structures Implementation of Data Structures Algorithms

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Programming Basics

Course Topic

Computer Science

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Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



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Programming Basics

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / IITBombay you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (49.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: IITBombay
Topic: Computer Science
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