Created by:  University of Toronto

  • Jennifer Campbell

    Taught by:  Jennifer Campbell, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream

    Department of Computer Science

  • Paul Gries

    Taught by:  Paul Gries, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream

    Department of Computer Science
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 171 ratings

Again a very good course taught by these tutors. Questions are hard and require thought but as with the Fundamentals course this means that the lessons have to have be learnt and understood in order to progress effectively.

As a follow-up course to The University of Toronto's Fundamentals of Programming, this course is a natural progression. As a second-level course, more is expected of the learner. The challenges offered by the instructors are more rigorous than an intro course. The quizzes can be tricky as well, so for someone seeing the material for the first time, these questions will require insight and thought to come up with the solution. Jennifer Campbell and Paul Gries are good instructors who try to emphasis the importance of the process of a programmer. The course structure itself does not seem to follow one another week to week and seems to be extra topics in programming not covered in Fundamentals. The course covers doctest and unittest, classes, search and sorting algorithms, object-oriented programming, and exceptions. The topics on classes and object-oriented programming are excellent and recommended to truly have a grasp of Python.

Very useful course

its an exciting, educative and thought-provoking course, you don't just be a developer but a refined one. Thank you Coursera