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Introduction to Computers & Programming

Estimated completion time: 6h

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Beginner
30

Lessons

6

Quizzes

9

Playgrounds

18

Code Snippets

71

Illustrations

Course Overview

This language-agnostic course is your guide to programming and acquiring problem-solving skills. You will start reviewing the anatomy of computers and the binary number system. You will then look at the lifecycle of a program before moving on to the core concepts of programming. Overall, the primary focus of this cours...

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Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

Learning the anatomy of a computer

Learning how information is represented in a computer

Understanding the lifecycle of a program

Learning the key steps to solving problems

Learning to write pseudocode

Learning to draw flowcharts

Discovering how conditional statements are used in programs

Understanding how repetition is achieved in programs

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Course Contents

How you will learn

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That's why our courses are text-based.

Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

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