Introduction to C and C++

A composite image with C++ code on top, and photographs of a tiger and Persian cat below.

Learn the safe ways to cast cats (and other C++ objects) in lecture 7. (Photographs by Rachel Macniven and James Moberg on Flickr.)

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MIT Course Number

6.S096

As Taught In

January IAP 2013

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course provides a fast-paced introduction to the C and C++ programming languages. You will learn the required background knowledge, including memory management, pointers, preprocessor macros, object-oriented programming, and how to find bugs when you inevitably use any of those incorrectly. There will be daily assignments and a small-scale individual project.

This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.

Lieber, Tom, Kyle Murray, and Frank Li. 6.S096 Introduction to C and C++, January IAP 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-s096-introduction-to-c-and-c-january-iap-2013 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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