Time to completeApprox. 25 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
With its adaptability and fast rendering, you’ll find the C++ programming language used everywhere, from web browsers to game development and operating systems to science and machine learning tools. This course will help you learn C++ basics and give you hands-on experience to create your own projects and work with computer memory.
Skills you'll gain
Build core programming concepts
Understand pointers and memory
Build C++ projects
Syllabus13 lessons • 14 projects • 8 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Projects in this course
Block LettersDisplay your initials on the screen in block letters and create an ASCII art.
Dog YearsDogs have ages that don't quite work like ours. This can be a little ruff when you want to know how old your dog would be if he/she is a human. Don't fret — build a dog-age-converting program to translate your dog's age into human years!
Quadratic FormulaWrite a C++ program that solves the quadratic equation.
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Practice ProjectsGuided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
AssessmentsAuto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.
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Ratings & reviews from learners
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- André T5 days agoOverall this is a good course, I had fun completing it and it was a good learning experience but I also felt like it lacks in some points. For example, in my opinion there was not enough dedicated to built-in functions, there were some mentions but to my knowledge, nothing regarding number rounding, data type conversion or string manipulation. I also found strange that multi-dimensional arrays or vectors were not mention. Knowing that the course is advertised as "beginner friendly" I fell like tools like the ones mentioned before are more important than things like inline functions or function overloading. And finally, regarding the last article of "Memory allocation" in the last chapter, I felt this one lacking, I don't know if there is a continuation of this topic in the intermediate course but in my opinion it should at least reference a bit of documentation or a discussion thread for example.
- Firy Kh5 days agoI really liked the course. The concept behind was cleared right along the way.
- Davin S.5 days agoIt's a good course.
- Luis Felipe N6 days agoA fantastic course to learn the basics of C++.
- Pavel L6 days agotoo easy )
- Rihards P6 days agoVery nice course.
Frequently asked questions about C++
C++ was created as an extension of the C programming language, expanding its functionality and adding object-oriented support. Today, it’s one of the most widely used programming languages, known for its power, performance, and control over memory and hardware components.