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Intermediate Level
Approx. 22 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Dynamic Arrays and Algorithm Analysis

6 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 80 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
Navigating a Coursera Course (optional)3m
Meet the Instructor (optional)10m
Lesson Introduction1m
Unordered ints7m
Ordered ints8m
Making it Generic5m
Implementing an Interface9m
Lesson Introduction30s
What is Algorithm Analysis?2m
Introduction to Big O4m
Big O Examples9m
Unordered Dynamic Array Analysis5m
Ordered Dynamic Array Analysis5m
12 readings
Setting Up Your Development Environment10m
Readings and Lecture Code10m
Exercise Code10m
Dr. T's Book10m
Dynamic Arrays10m
Exercise 1: Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For10m
Exercise 2: Using the Generic10m
Dynamic Arrays Lecture Code10m
Big O10m
Exercise 3 Trading Time for Space10m
Exercise 4: Wacky Again10m
Ted the RoboCollector Solution10m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Linked Lists and Graphs

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 61 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Linked List Implementation14m
Linked List Analysis4m
Lesson Introduction2m
Graph Implementation9m
Graph Analysis9m
Dictionaries6m
Searching a Graph12m
7 readings
Linked Lists10m
Exercise 5: Double the Links10m
Graphs10m
Exercise 6: Getting Some Direction10m
Exercise 7: What Does It Cost?10m
Graphs Lecture Code10m
Take the Short Way Home Solution10m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Stacks, Queues, and Trees

6 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 79 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
Stack Implementation4m
Stack Analysis3m
Lesson Introduction2m
Queue Implementation3m
Queue Analysis3m
Lesson Introduction1m
Recursion6m
Recursive Binary Search6m
Tree Implementation11m
Tree Analysis7m
Tree Traversal9m
Minimax Search9m
Minimax Implementation9m
9 readings
Stacks10m
Exercise 8: Depth-First Search10m
Queues10m
Exercise 9: Breadth-First Search10m
Recursion10m
Trees10m
Exercise 10: Minimax Practice10m
Trees Lecture Code10m
Don't Take the Last Teddy Solution10m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Design Patterns

4 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 41 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
13 videos
Game Loop and Update Method2m
Component1m
Prototype1m
Singleton5m
Observer57s
Mediator3m
Object Pool14m
State3m
Strategy1m
Template Method2m
Finishing Up, Four Course Specialization48s
Finishing Up, Five Course Specialization47s
3 readings
Design Patterns Lecture Code10m
Oh, Shmup! Solution10m
Which Finishing Up Video Should I Watch?10m

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