Build a strong foundation for programming in C++, a powerful, object-oriented programming language used by professionals to create a variety of computer programs and applications. Use C++ to program games and solve puzzles. Learn to create simple computer games and then make them better! Read and write information to and from files on the hard drive, use data types and control decision-making and repetition. Practice debugging and troubleshooting to make your programs and games more sophisticated and interactive. Learn the open-source version of this industry-wide language and use it at home on your personal computer.
We recommend that students become familiar with and practice typing skills prior to programming classes--the faster you type, the faster you code! Click here for free online games and tutorials.