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Learning C is a great foundation for learning many other programming languages.
This popular hands-on programming short course is a great way to get started in programming. It covers the first part of a study of the C/C++ group of languages used to build most of the world's computing systems.
The course is for beginners with a good level of computer literacy who wish to acquire programming skills.
It is also ideal for those who wish to move to a DevOps role or areas such as hardware or electrical engineering.
The course takes place in our central London location, taught over 10 weeks in the evenings, allowing you to continue with full-time employment.
The introductory Programming with C/C++ short course starts with programming basics, then focuses on applying programming practice to the C programming language. You will spend a lot of time developing their coding skills and by the end of the C/C++ - Introduction to Programming Using C Part 1 short course will be able to write applications in C.
It teaches key features of imperative programming using C and is an ideal preliminary to the Object-Oriented Programming Using C++ short course.
You will be exposed to programming problems and solutions that highlight key features of imperative programming. You will be given numerous examples and gain transferable knowledge for any programming domain you may wish to progress on to.
Some of the teaching covers the common integrated development environments (IDEs) popular on Windows operating systems; however, all the examples are compatible with compilers running on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X environments.
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“ Simple, effective handouts, makes it easy to learn. ”
On the Introduction to Programming Using C/C++ course, you will learn:
You must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities, and questions and answers sessions as guided by your tutor.
Handouts will be given in class.
Kosmas Kosmopoulos has broad experience in teaching a broad range of computing-Related courses from Business Information Systems to web development.
Kosmas is currently teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, in a number of institutions including City, University of London, Huron University, Middlesex University and the University of Westminster.
Kosmas's research interests are in the areas of Sensor Networks, Global Computing, Mobile Learning and Mobile Commerce.