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Codecademy

C++ for Programmers

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Overview

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.

Syllabus

  • Getting Started with C++: An overview of what to expect in C++ for Programmers as well as C++ fundamentals.
    • Welcome to C++ for Programmers
    • Why C++?
    • C++ Style Guide
    • Compile and Execute C++

  • Basic Syntax in C++: An overview of basic syntax in C++.
    • Program Structure
    • Comments
    • Input and Output
    • Variables
    • Data Types
    • Operators
    • Reference and Pointers
    • Piggy Bank

  • Control Flow in C++: An overview of control flow in C++.
    • Conditional Statements
    • Switch Statements
    • Loops
    • Break and Continue
    • Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock

  • Functions in C++: An overview of functions in C++.
    • Introduction to Functions
    • Function Parameters
    • Function Overloading
    • Command Line Arguments
    • Build a Text Adventure

  • Object-Oriented Programming in C++: An overview of object-oriented programming in C++.
    • Classes and Objects
    • Access Specifiers
    • Constructors
    • Inheritance
    • Polymorphism
    • The Object of Your Affection

  • C++'s Built-In Data Structures : An overview of C++'s built-in data structures.
    • Arrays
    • Vectors
    • Stacks and Queues
    • Sets
    • Hash Maps
    • UFO

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