Introduction to C++

Provided by Microsoft
Introductory
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Get a brief introduction to the C++ language from the experts at Microsoft.

Course Format:Instructor-Led
Start Date:Jan 1, 2019

What you will learn

  • C++ Syntax
  • C++ Language Fundamentals
  • How to Create Functions in C++
  • Prepare yourself for intermediate and advanced C++ topics in follow-up courses taught by Microsoft

Overview

C++ is a general purpose programming language that supports various computer programming models such as object-oriented programming and generic programming. It was created by Bjarne Stroustrup and, “Its main purpose was to make writing good programs easier and more pleasant for the individual programmer.”*

By learning C++, you can create applications that will run on a wide variety of hardware platforms such as personal computers running Windows, Linux, UNIX, and Mac OS X, as well as small form factor hardware such as IoT devices like the Raspberry PI and Arduino–based boards.

(Bjarne Stroustrup, The C++ Programming Language, Third Edition. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1997).

Before you start

This course consists of four modules that provide an introduction to the C++ programming language. As a result, there are no prerequisites for this course.  However, it is recommended that students have some understanding of basic computer operation, the ability to install applications, and the ability work within a command line on their chosen operating system.
  • Instructor-Led: course contains assignments and exams that have specific due dates, and you complete the course within a defined time period.
  • Course ends: Jan 22, 2019

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