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C++ for Programmers

via Codecademy


Learn the basic syntax of C++, how to work with object-oriented programming, built-in data structures, and more.

### Why C++ for Programmers?
This course is dedicated to programmers who are already familiar with the world of programming and are looking to become acquainted with the C++ programming language. We designed this course to be a series of short, interactive articles that you can skim, dive into, or even skip. We did this so that you can use this course to both learn C++ and to check as a reference guide.

### Take-Away Skills
Learn the basic syntax, how to work with object-oriented programming, C++'s built-in data structures, and more.


  • Getting Started with C++: An overview of what to expect in C++ for Programmers as well as C++ fundamentals.

    • Article: Welcome to C++ for Programmers
    • Article: Why C++?
    • Article: C++ Style Guide
    • Article: Compile and Execute C++
  • Basic Syntax in C++: An overview of basic syntax in C++.
    • Article: Program Structure
    • Article: Comments
    • Article: Input and Output
    • Article: Variables
    • Article: Data Types
    • Article: Operators
    • Article: Reference and Pointers
    • Project: Piggy Bank
  • Control Flow in C++: An overview of control flow in C++.
    • Article: Conditional Statements
    • Article: Switch Statements
    • Article: Loops
    • Article: Break and Continue
    • Project: Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock
  • Functions in C++: An overview of functions in C++.
    • Article: Introduction to Functions
    • Article: Function Parameters
    • Article: Function Overloading
    • Article: Command Line Arguments
    • Project: Build a Text Adventure
  • Object-Oriented Programming in C++: An overview of object-oriented programming in C++.
    • Article: Classes and Objects
    • Article: Access Specifiers
    • Article: Constructors
    • Article: Inheritance
    • Article: Polymorphism
    • Project: The Object of Your Affection
  • C++'s Built-In Data Structures : An overview of C++'s built-in data structures.
    • Article: Arrays
    • Article: Vectors
    • Article: Stacks and Queues
    • Article: Sets
    • Article: Hash Maps
    • Project: UFO

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Alex DiStasi


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