Friday, January 10, 2014

Free Harvard Online Computer Programming Course

Free Course Beginning Now: from Harvard, Intro to Computer Programming

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There has been quite a bit of buzz about Harvard's latest online course offering:  CS50x is an Intro to Computer Programming course, and it is free.  
The CS50x description, from Harvard:  
Introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming. This course teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently. Topics include abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development. Languages include C, PHP, and JavaScript plus SQL, CSS, and HTML. Problem sets inspired by real-world domains of biology, cryptography, finance, forensics, and gaming. Designed for concentrators and non-concentrators alike, with or without prior programming experience.
The schedule is at-your-own-pace, with suggested deadlines, and only one absolute deadline: December 2014.  

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