C++ for the Absolute Beginner

C++ for the Absolute Beginner

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

$120.00 Enroll Now!

Instructor-Led Course
Hours: 24
Duration of Access: 6 weeks
Start Dates: Aug 20, Sep 17, Oct 15, Nov 12
9,153 Students
have taken this course.

About This Course

Here's your chance to learn how to program the easy way in C++. Introduction to C++ Programming is a project-oriented course taught by a master programming instructor and published author. You'll get right to programming in this course--even if you have no prior programming experience! Before you know it, you'll be putting together programs that have their own windows and controls, and you'll see how easy programming really is.

Wondering how programming can be easy? Professional programmers write programs that model the world around us. When you work with the system (instead of fight against it) everything becomes easier. So in this course, you'll look at how the world is built up by objects--things that have qualities and capabilities, and then you'll use that information as you write your computer program. You'll be following the actual technique professional programmers use to build their programs. By the end of the course, you'll be using Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express Edition to write real programs for Microsoft Windows.

About The Instructor

Jeffrey Kent

Jeffrey A. Kent is a Professor of Computer Science, teaching both traditional and online classes. He has taught a number of computer programming languages, including C, C++, Java, and Assembly. He has authored several computer programming books on different programming languages including Visual Basic, C++ and C#. He's also an attorney, and has combined both careers by writing applications for law firms.


At first I was skeptical about taking an online course as I never took one before, however after the first few lessons I had no cause to worry. This online course has taught me better than most actual classroom courses have and I strongly recommend it to anyone interested in getting a sound tutorial in this subject, regardless of experience as a programmer.

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