Learn Programming: An Introduction to Programming in C++
What you'll learn
- Install and setup development environment
- Overview of common programming concepts
- General C++ syntax from comments to variables, functions & classes
- Complex data structures: Arrays, Structures, Classes
- Pointers & Values
- Namespaces, Strings & I/O
- Basic Object-Oriented Programming Concepts
- Experience in any programming language
Get what you need to start your career in programming with this course. We start by introducing the student to tools, compilers and languages. We then move on to type concepts and how data is represented and processed on the computer. Next, the course walks through popular development tools and their use. Finally, we introduce the basic concepts in C++. This course focuses on the latest C++ standard (17) using g++ and msvc and modern development tools. Students will learn to utilize tools, manage and debug code.
Programming in any language requires a good foundation and this course will get you off to a great start. Learn to produce elegant code, rich in design patterns and position yourself for the next steps in your career!
Why choose this course? Chuck's courses have been delivered to thousands of developers in-person, online and via Udemy, including major corporations, government agencies and military around the world.
New programmers will learn
Data types - integers, floats, characters and more
Operators - math, logical and bitwise operators
Loops and Conditionals
Structures - the basic programmer-defined data type
Functions - the basic unit of code
Pointers - C & C++ programmers struggle with pointers. We show you how to manage them effectively.
Input and Output - reading and writing to files and the console
Introduction to classes - learn the fundamental coding module
Object Lifecycle - constructors and destructors
Dynamic Memory allocation - new and delete
Continue after this course with our intermediate C++ programming course. C++ programmers are also the most versatile programmers with the ability to move easily to other languages and platforms.
Instructor Chuck McCullough has been building applications in C++ for over 30 years and has trained thousands of developers. Join this course and learn coding the right way!
Who this course is for:
- Students wishing to get basic programming concepts to use with C++
- Developers that have been using C/C++ that wish to fill in gaps
Chuck is a professional software developer with over 30 years of experience. He began his career developing C applications for a large client in the financial industry.
In 1989, Chuck joined IBM developing and testing APIs for a large project. Most of this work was in C++.
In 1992, Chuck started McCullough & Associates, a professional services and training organization. Since then, M&A has provided development and training services to companies, governments, and universities around the world.
As a software architect, Chuck is proficient in Java, C#, C++ and many other languages and platforms. He is a strong practitioner of best practices, such as test-driven, iterative, pattern rich object-oriented application development.
Chuck has trained thousands of developers all over the world.