To support our site, Class Central may be compensated by some course providers.

C++ For C Programmers, Part A

University of California, Santa Cruz via Coursera

students interested
  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Programming
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 5-12 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 5 weeks long

Taken this course? Share your experience with other students. Write review

Sign up to Coursera courses for free Learn how

This course is for experienced C programmers who want to program in C++. The examples and exercises require a basic understanding of algorithms and object-oriented software.

Taught by

Ira Pohl

Related Courses

Reviews for Coursera's C++ For C Programmers, Part A
2.9 Based on 16 reviews

  • 5 stars 19%
  • 4 stars 25%
  • 3 stars 13%
  • 2 stars 13%
  • 1 stars 31%

Did you take this course? Share your experience with other students.

Write a review
  • 1
Anonymous
1.0 5 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
This guy is too old to teach a class, any class. No focus in the lectures, no understanding of what is important in learning a computer language. No understanding of what his students want to learn, no understanding of what he really wants to teach. Amorphous babbling with no direction and sense.I strongly suspect he is doing this class to sell his C++ books. Complete and utter disaster, just avoid this class, and tell other people to not waste their time on this. One of the challenges to MOOC platforms is to weed out these semi-senile Ira Pohls and to prevent them to use the Coursera medium to massage their egos and make a name for themselves. What a shame, it was just embarrassing to witness what I saw. Complete and utter disgust.
9 people found
this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Anonymous
2.0 a year ago
Anonymous is taking this course right now.
I am an experienced programmer and teacher of programming. I started this course because I thought - reasonably, given the title- that the course would get right to C++. Instead, there's a great deal of C and basic algorithms. This is a waste of my time!

Also, the code (Pure C code, three weeks into the course) to test whether a graph is connected is horribly incorrect, and almost unrelated to the correct presentation of the algorithm that preceded it. That's just inexcusable.

Except for the code errors, this is a decent introductory programming course-it is NOT C++ for C programmers.
1 person found
this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Masato Y
4.0 2 years ago
by Masato completed this course, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be hard.
This course is difficult. First assignment project is easy. However, last 2 project is bumped up complexity. The programming codes evaluated by peer grading. However, people submitted wrong code(At least, I judged so. Even, I saw codes that couldn't be compiled.). In myself, I didn't have confidence about last project. Although, I completed this course. In this course, we can buy experience of evaluating other codes. Also, we can get opportunity of being evaluated self codes.
1 person found
this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Anonymous
1.0 2 years ago
Anonymous partially completed this course.
worst course ever he thinks as if you are an expert in c++ and its so tough to understand the terminology used

0 person found
this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Anonymous
1.0 2 years ago
Anonymous partially completed this course.
worst course ever he thinks as if you are an expert in c++ and its so tough to understand the terminology used

0 person found
this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Anonymous
2.0 a year ago
Anonymous partially completed this course.
This class provides *some* useful information about C++, but is largely unorganized and the lecturer OFTEN rambles and looses sight of the point.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Sajid Z
3.0 2 years ago
by Sajid completed this course.
0 person found
this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Colin K
5.0 2 years ago
by Colin completed this course and found the course difficulty to be medium.
0 person found
this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Vivek K
1.0 2 years ago
by Vivek audited this course.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Krishna K
4.0 2 years ago
by Krishna completed this course.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Maresu R
4.0 3 years ago
Maresu completed this course.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Menoukate O
5.0 3 years ago
by Menoukate is taking this course right now.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Noah N
1.0 2 years ago
by Noah completed this course.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Marat M
3.0 3 years ago
by Marat partially completed this course.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
Satyendra J
4.0 a year ago
by Satyendra completed this course.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
  • 1

Class Central

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.