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About the Course

Programming is an increasingly important skill, whether you aspire to a career in software development, or in other fields. This course is the first in the specialization Introduction to Programming in C, but its lessons extend to any language you might want to learn. This is because programming is fundamentally about figuring out how to solve a class of problems and writing the algorithm, a clear set of steps to solve any problem in its class. This course will introduce you to a powerful problem-solving process—the Seven Steps—which you can use to solve any programming problem. In this course, you will learn how to develop an algorithm, then progress to reading code and understanding how programming concepts relate to algorithms....

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Aug 13, 2020

The instruction provided in this course are very clear and anyone who can learn coding by this course. But the course has more readable content for you to take notes and reading it may take more time.


Apr 23, 2020

Whether you are new to programming or an experienced guy, you should absolutely opt for this course because it helps to build a strong base with the basic but most important concepts in programming.

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By Anushka S

Jul 12, 2020

Language was little complex to follow. But knowledge shared was great.

By Hrishikesh N

May 27, 2020

The course gave me great practical knowledge,and real life application

By Kaveya S

May 9, 2020

It was nice would be better if it had more detailed videos

By Mohamed K A M

Jul 4, 2020

very important course for beginners and easy to understand algorithms

By Dharamveer Y

May 27, 2020

There should be more video content rather than lot of reading texts.

By Prakriti R

May 13, 2020

The structure with which the course flows is great for beginners .


Oct 8, 2020

There are less contents by videos and more are in readable formate


Jul 1, 2020


By Deepanshu

Feb 21, 2020

A good course for the beginners. The way they teach is quite good.

By Muhammad S Q

Aug 19, 2020

Well-organized course material.

Instructors are learner-friendly.

By amruth 1

Jul 14, 2020

very nice way of teaching, but there is more to read than videos.

By Sidhoji S

Jun 19, 2020

good course. it would be better if more concepts were clarified.

By Vishal C

Jun 12, 2019

Great for beginners! Also good for teaching algorithmic thinking


Aug 1, 2021

The course was very good and i learned a lot from this course.

By Rajesh J

Nov 15, 2020

It's really good for beginners to understand the core concepts.

By Harshit G

Sep 14, 2020

One of the best course that offered to learn C language basics.

By Jessica

Jun 25, 2020

Very systematic with clear examples. Even a beginner can do it.

By 077 S S

Apr 30, 2020

The basic concepts of algorithm and C language was taught well.

By Poojashree K

Oct 16, 2020

it was very helpful and deep information and clarity was given

By Erin P

Jun 22, 2020

I wish there were more examples given for some of the problems

By Ahmed H A

May 19, 2020

I really think the algorithm part should be increased a little

By Mr. N A A K

Aug 14, 2020

Good. I loved the approach suggested towords problem-solving.

By Barath R

Jul 23, 2020

Excellent way to learn the fundamentals in such a easy manner

By anmol c

Jun 22, 2020

Please improve the teaching staff. They were not interactive.

By Deleted A

Feb 15, 2021

nice course with very nice teacher and nice teaching program