Intro to Computer Science

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Udacity online courses
Udacity gives students the opportunity to create hands-on projects that can be put into their portfolios and used to demonstrate their skills to future employers. You'll have a personal coach who helps provide feedback on your assignments and projects to assist you in reaching your goals and staying on track in your online classes. Throughout your education experience, you'll be able to track your development, complete in-class projects, have access to interactive exercises and videos and ...
Udacity gives students the opportunity to create hands-on projects that can be put into their portfolios and used to demonstrate their skills to future employers. You'll have a personal coach who helps provide feedback on your assignments and projects to assist you in reaching your goals and staying on track in your online classes. Throughout your education experience, you'll be able to track your development, complete in-class projects, have access to interactive exercises and videos and earn a verified certificate at the end of the course as proof of all that you've learned. You'll be learning from knowledgeable professors across various schools and parts of the globe. Learn about computer science from Dave Evans, an instructor at the University of Virginia, or delve into app development with Samantha Ready, a Developer Evangelist at Salesforce.com.

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Sciences & Technology
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Course Description

In this introduction to computer programming course, you’ll learn and practice key computer science concepts by building your own versions of popular web applications. You’ll learn Python, a powerful, easy-to-learn, and widely used programming language, and you’ll explore computer science basics, as you build your own search engine and social network.
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8/10 starsCompleted
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6 years, 10 months ago
Enjoyed the lecture style of Dave Evans, I took the course to pickup some Python but brushed up on a lot of cs concepts in the process I hadn't used for awhile.
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10/10 starsCompleted
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6 years, 10 months ago
I liked this course a lot as it taught Python and then used that knowledge to make interesting things, such as a web crawler. I especially liked the cellular automaton question in the final exam. It felt great to be able to complete the questions on the exam that looked so hard at first.
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9/10 starsCompleted
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6 years, 10 months ago
Although you only gain the general knowledge of building a search engine rather than the ability to actually produce one, this class proves to be a brilliant introduction to computer science. Personally, I already had a good deal of experience programming so the only things I learned were small snippets of python knowledge, but it was a great refresher. I would recommend to any looking to jump into the world of computer science.
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6 years, 10 months ago
Amazing course. Great introduction to programming that was of great help in understanding the basics (loops, logic, assignements...) and learning other languages such as Javascript. The search engine project / exercise was also a clever and fun way to exercise beyond the short sometimes meaningless programming problems. YS
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