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Online Course

C for Everyone: Programming Fundamentals

University of California, Santa Cruz via Coursera

Overview

This course is for everyone. In the new world we live in, coding is a universally valuable skill, whether you're a scientist, artist, or a humanist. Algorithms are everywhere, and we all have to understand how they work. The C language is particularly well suited as an introduction to coding: It's a tried-and-true language, and it allows you to understand computing processes at a deep level.
No prior knowledge of coding is needed for this course. We'll start at the beginning.
The time estimated time commitment for this course is five hours a week for five weeks.

Syllabus

Introduction
-An overview of the course, a history of the C language, and a first set of programming activities.

Lexical Elements and Data Types
-Lexical elements and data types, programming activities of increasing sophistication, and an optional discussion of more advanced issues.

Flow of Control and Simple Functions
-Flow of control and simple functions, even more sophisticated programming activities, and an optional discussion of more advanced issues.

Advanced Functions, Recursion, Arrays, and Pointers
-A continuation of functions, recursion, arrays, and pointers.

Arrays and pointers
-Further treatment of arrays and pointers and an interesting programming activity.

Final Exam
-The end of the first part of C for Everyone and an opportunity to assess your learning.

Taught by

Ira Pohl

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Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    Today, I took the first lecture. It is nice. I don't have any previous knowledge of C language but, I am able to understand what the instructor is teaching. Looking forward for the course.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    Though professor is experienced but he is not so effective in what he is delivering. First time I get bored while taking course.......Although course is nice, I really appreciate their efforts.

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