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COSC 1436.41250 - Lecture
Programming Fundamentals I
Instructor: David Kirk
Fall 2022   8/22/2022 - 10/13/2022
9:30 - 12:20am L311 Eastfield
Dallas College Home
Various Resources
Installing Code::Blocks on Windows and running a C++ program
Create, Compile, and Run C++ on Mac using TextMate and the Terminal

Online C++ Compiler  |  Syntax Highlighter  |  w3schools.com C++ Tutorial
Arduino / NeoPixel  | Build a Line Following Robot  |  sol.exe  |  cards.dll
C++ Online Book by David Kirk
Chapter 1 - Programming Terminology
Chapter 2 - Binary    Video
Chapter 4 - Hello World    Video
Chapter 5 - Cout Statement    Video
Chapter 6 - Variables    Video
Chapter 7 - Constants
Chapter 8 - Cin Statement
Chapter 9 - If...Else Statement
Chapter 10 - Switch Statement
Chapter 11 - Using Libraries and Functions
Chapter 12 - While Loop    Video
Chapter 13 - For Loop
Chapter 14 - Arrays    Video
Chapter 15 - String    Video
Chapter 16 - Writing Functions
Chapter 17 - Variable Scope
Chapter 18 - File Input and Output    Video
Chapter 19 - Random Numbers    Video
Chapter 21 - Bells & Whistles
 
Class Calendar - last updated August 21, 2022
Week 1
Monday
August 22
Discuss Syllabus and Class

History of Computers


Chapter 1 - Programming Terminology
Chapter 2 - Binary
Week 1
Wednesday
August 22
Introduce Code::Blocks compiler.

Run "Hello World".  Discuss the parts of a C++ program.

Chapter 4 - Hello World
Chapter 5 - Cout Statement


Review Homework 1

Homework 1 due August 26
Week 2
Monday
August 29

Chapter 6 - Variables
Chapter 7 - Constants
Chapter 8 - cin statement

Week 2
Wednesday
August 31

Review Homework 2

Chapter 11 - U
sing Functions
Chapter 9 - If Statement

Look at If Statement Exercises Part 1
Look at If Statement Exercises Part 2

Homework 2 due September 2

Review for Exam 1 - Practice Test #1

Exam 1 on Ecampus due September 4
- Chapters 1,2,4,5,6,7,8 - history of computers, programming, binary, cout statement, cin statement, variables, constants

Week 3
Monday
September 5
Labor Day Holliday - no class
Week 3
Wednesday
September 7

Chapter 12 - While Loop  While Loop Simulator

Chapter 13 - For Loop  For Loop Simulator

Review Homework 3

Homework 3 due September 9

Week 4
Monday
September 12

Special class project:  Arduino and NeoPixel

Week 4
Wednesday
September 14
Review Homework 4

Homework 4 due September 16

Review for Exam 2 - Practice Test #2

Exam 2 on Ecampus due September 18
- Chapters 9,11,12,13 - if statement, libraries and functions, while loop, for loop
Week 5
Monday
September 19

Chapter 19 - Random Numbers

Chapter 14 - Arrays

Look at Array Exercises

Week 5
Wednesday
September 21

Chapter 18 - File Input/Output

Review Homework 5

Homework 5 due September 23

Week 6
Monday
September 26
Chapter 15 - Strings

Look at string exercises1
Week 6
Wednesday
September 28

Chapter 16 - Writing functions

Review Homework 6

Homework 6 due September 30

Econnect says September 30, 2022 is the last day to Withdraw, however, the Academic Calendar says it is September 29.
Week 7
Monday
October 3

Discuss Homework 7

Week 7
Wednesday
October 5
Discuss Homework 7
Week 8
Monday
October 10
Optional Presentations of Homework 7

Homework 7 due October 12

Review for Exam 3 - Practice Test #3

Week 8
Wednesday
October 12

No class

Exam 3 on Ecampus due October 12
- Chapters 14 (arrays), 15 (strings), 16 (writing functions), 18 (file input/output), 19 (random numbers)