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The Division of Computer programming

The Division of Computer Programming supports all learning endeavors involved with the methodology behind programming, software abstraction, algorithms, data structures, design, testing, and maintenance of computer software.

Content development projects

Research Projects
Active Participants

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Inactive participants

Things You Can Do
Division News
  • May 12, 2015 — The department is doing general cleanup of all its resources.
  • March 3, 2015Python has gone under active development in recent months and is looking for more contributors!
  • March 17, 2014 — New layout for the Division's home page.
  • September 24, 2012 — Student/teacher contributions for 5 min tests are open (Test Basic JavaScript).
  • May 14, 2007 — New programming language added (D) and lesson numbers for programming languages updated.
  • September 16, 2006 — Department upgraded to division
  • August 20, 2006 — Department founded!
Related News
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External Links
Programming Languages
This is a list of reasonably completed courses.
Planned Programming Languages
Markup Languages

Applied topics

Specialized programming environments

MOO - object oriented techniques for Multi-User Domain environments.


Wikibooks has a book on the topic of Programming.

Java Programming  • C++ Programming  • C Programming  • D Programming • XForms  • XQuery

Miscellaneous Exercises

Vector analysis • Object Oriented Software Design • UML • Personal Software Process

Learning projects

MediaWiki Project - from introductory HTML to advanced MediaWiki • CisLunarFreighter (Game Development Project)

Literature on programming exercises

  • Exercise design for introductory programming : "Learn-by-Doing" basic O-O-concepts using Inverted Curriculum Marcel Kessler. Master thesis, ETH Zürich, 2004; ETH, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Department of Computer Science, Chair of Software Engineering, 2004.[1]

Course Guide

Computing Fundamentals • Introduction to Computer Science • Creating a Development Environment • Introduction to Programming • Introduction to Programming Logic • Naming conventions • Procedure Oriented Programming

At least one topic in Procedure Oriented languages

BASIC • C • Object-Oriented Programming

At least Two object-oriented languages.

C++ • Java • C# • D

At least one topic in functional languages.

Common Lisp • Scheme • Clojure • Haskell • F#

At least one topic in web-based standards.

HTML  • HTML5 • PHP • javascript • XML

At least one topic in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).

Oracle • MySQL • MS SQL Server • PostgreSQL • Sybase

At least one other topic in computer programming languages.

Perl • Python • Ruby • VB6 • REALbasic • Turing

Or another web based language or standard:

Program Scripts

Further studies:

Algorithms and Data Structures • Time management for programmers


Completion status: About halfway there. You may help to clarify and expand it.
Educational level: this is a secondary education resource.
Educational level: this is a tertiary (university) resource.
Subject classification: this is a mathematics resource.
Subject classification: this is a science resource.
Subject classification: this is an engineering resource.
Subject classification: this is a technology resource.