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C++ for Programmers

Take this course meant for experienced programmers and learn about C++, one of the world’s most popular languages.

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This course includes
  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    3 hours
  • Projects

    5
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

This course is dedicated to programmers who are already familiar with the world of programming and are looking to get acquainted with the C++ programming language. It’s designed 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++ concepts and check as a reference guide.

Syllabus

5 projects
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Meet the creator of the course
Alex DiStasi
Curriculum Developer
Alex is a curriculum developer within the computer science domain, helping create courses like Introduction to IT, Introduction to Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Java for Programmers, Learn Swift, and more.

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