The basis for education in the last millennium was “reading, writing, and arithmetic;” now it is reading, writing, and computing. Learning to program is an essential part of the education of every student, not just in the sciences and engineering, but in the arts, social sciences, and humanities, as well. Beyond direct applications, it is the first step in understanding the nature of computer science’s undeniable impact on the modern world. This course covers the first half of our book Computer Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach (the second half is covered in our Coursera course Computer Science: Algorithms, Theory, and Machines). Our intent is to teach programming to those who need or want to learn it, in a scientific context.
Computer Science: Programming with a PurposePrinceton University
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Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM COMPUTER SCIENCE: PROGRAMMING WITH A PURPOSE
Amazing Course. I had dabbled in other languages prior to this but this gave me a much deeper understanding from the most basic concepts to more advanced ones later in the course.
Challenging but doable. Highly recommended for those with slight experience with programming; this course is not for complete beginners.
Really fun and challenging exercises! Had a great time solving them. The book site a lot more interesting problems and students should check it out.
Batalle un poco al principio, pero conforme va avanzando, las piezas se van uniendo y, con práctica, el aprendizaje es excelente.
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