Introduction to Programming
Introduction[edit | edit source]
Welcome to the Introduction to Programming. This course is part of the School of Computer Sciences curriculum, and so new visitors should familiarize themselves with the Introduction to Computer Science course before beginning these lessons on programming.
Since this is an introductory course, we won't be dealing with any programming language in particular. Examples will be taken from a number of programming languages or given in a pseudocode. Wikiversity offers more in-depth courses on Java and C++.
Periodically throughout this course there will be instructions to work on a lesson from your chosen language.
Prerequisites[edit | edit source]
This course assumes no prior experience with programming. We do, of necessity, assume that the student is able to operate their own system to, at a minimum, install and set up the tools needed to program in at least one computer programming language.
While not strictly necessary, some comfort with math—at least at the high school algebra level—would be useful in understanding some of the supporting material referenced in this course.
Recommended course of study[edit | edit source]
Lessons[edit | edit source]
|Subject classification: this is an information technology resource.|
|Educational level: this is a tertiary (university) resource.|
|Completion status: Almost complete, but you can help make it more thorough.|
- About Programming
- Programming Languages
- Numeric Variables
- Boolean Variables
- Control Structures
See Also[edit | edit source]
- Programming Fundamentals
- Computer Programming
- Introductory algorithm challenges - Learn the basics of getting your program statements using examples from everyday life (such as making a cup of coffee)!
- Data Structures and Algorithms - Storing and accessing your data