Computer Programming for Absolute Beginners
INTERACTIVE COURSE

Computer Programming for Absolute Beginners

Beginner

146 Lessons

39h

Certificate of Completion

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Computer Programming for Absolute Beginners
89 Playgrounds
14 Quizzes
198 Illustrations

Takeaway Skills

Familiarity with computer programming in general

A working knowledge of the basic building blocks of a computer program

Hands-on experience using variables and control structures in programming

The ability to create functions in a computer program

An understanding of exception handling in programming

Course Overview

Programming is the art and science of writing instructions that a computer can follow to accomplish a task. This course will teach you the concepts you need to know to become a computer programmer. You’ll learn about the brief history of programming, what constitutes a computer program, and the evolution of programming languages, including the various types of applications currently being developed. Next, you’ll learn how to organize the code using modules, namespaces, and packages. You’ll then learn about...Show More

Course Content

1

Introduction

2

Introduction to Computer Programs

3

Introduction to Programming Languages

4

Types of Applications

5

Software Projects and Code Organization

6

The Basic Building Block of a Computer Program

13 Lessons

7

Working with Data: Variables

19 Lessons

8

Program Control Structures

12 Lessons

9

Understanding Functions

12 Lessons

10

When Things Go Wrong: Bugs and Exceptions

11 Lessons

11

Programming Paradigms

15 Lessons

12

Programming Tools and Methodologies

11 Lessons

13

Code Quality

10 Lessons

14

Appendix: How to Translate the Pseudocode into Real Code

8 Lessons

15

Conclusion

1 Lesson

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