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Programming Foundations

Start by exploring programming fundamentals, then learn how to code and create an application, and finally understand what’s going on under the hood. Our tutorials dive deep into software engineering specialities like refactoring code, version control, and object-oriented design.

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11 Programming Foundations courses · 403 video tutorials
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Data Structures

    Gain a deeper understanding of how computer programs store and manipulate data internally.

    2h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Insights on Software Quality Engineering

    A software quality engineer discusses how to get started in quality assurance (QA), how QA fits in at companies small and large, and how it has changed since the rise of agile workflows.

    11m 42s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Design Patterns

    Identifies seven object-oriented design patterns (including the singleton, observer, decorator, and factory patterns) that make your development process faster and easier.

    2h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Code Efficiency

    Make your programs faster and more responsive by understanding how to create efficient, optimized, well-running code in any programming language.

    3h 7m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Software Quality Assurance

    Learn how to incorporate different kind of software testing into your development cycle and start testing, recording, and resolving defects.

    1h 24m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Test-Driven Development

    Create more reliable, maintainable software by using test-driven development.

    1h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Refactoring Code

    Take existing code and make it better—more readable, efficient, understandable, and updateable—with refactoring.

    1h 44m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Databases

    Discover how a database can benefit both you and your architecture, whatever the programming language, operating system, or application type you use.

    3h 11m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Fundamentals of Software Version Control

    Reviews the history of version control and demonstrates its fundamental concepts: check-in/checkout, forking, merging, commits, and distribution.

    2h 55m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Object-Oriented Design

    Introduces object-oriented terms like abstraction and inheritance and shows how to define requirements and use cases and create a conceptual model of your application.

    3h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Fundamentals

    Provides the core knowledge to begin programming in any language, using JavaScript to explore the syntax of a programming language, and shows how to write and execute your first application and understand what's going on under the hood.

    4h 47m
    Beginner
     
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