Building on the course Programming Fundamentals, this course will teach you how to write code by first planning what your program should do—an important approach for novice and professional programmers. You will learn how to compile and run your program, and then how to test and debug it. This course builds on the Seven Steps you have already learned and provides a framework for systematically testing for problems and fixing them, so you can find and fix problems efficiently.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM WRITING, RUNNING, AND FIXING CODE IN C
More hands on than my native college course in ECE (10+ years back) with an increased focus on practical tools for programmers.
I learned a lot especially the tools required to write and debug the code. It was quite challenging to complete this course as compared to previous course in C.
I really enjoyed this course. This course seemed to be a little hard at the beginning. But it was really good. I learnt a lot of things. Thank you!
This course gives you a great overview (in reasonable depth) of the tools and concepts that you need when starting as a novice programmer. Strongly recommended.
About the Introductory C Programming Specialization
This specialization develops strong programming fundamentals for learners who want to solve complex problems by writing computer programs. Through four courses, you will learn to develop algorithms in a systematic way and read and write the C code to implement them. This will prepare you to pursue a career in software development or other computational fields.
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