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Introduction to Computer Programming, Part 1

This 6-week course provides students with a foundation in computer programming.

Start Date: Jul 29, 2014
Cost: Free

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About this Course Note - This is an Archived course This is a past/archived course. At this time, you can only explore this course in a self-paced fashion. Certain features of this course may not be active, but many people enjoy watching the videos and working with the materials. Make sure to check for reruns of this course. This is the first of a two-part course, and corresponds to the first half of the Computer Programming course CS101 at IIT Bombay. In this part, 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. Participants will get to read and understand many sample programs, and will have to write several on their own. This course deals with procedural programming, and attempts to inculcate good programming practices in a novice programmer.

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  • Dates: Jul 29, 2014
  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Supratik Chakraborty, Deepak B. Phatak
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: EdX

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About EdX: EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities. Topics include biology, business, chemistry, computer science, economics, finance, electronics, engineering, food and nutrition, history, humanities, law, literature, math, medicine, music, philosophy, physics, science, statistics and more. EdX is a non-profit online initiative created by founding partners Harvard and MIT.

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