Introduction to Programming course offers you the basics of programming. Main languages recommended for the course are C# or Java. The following topics will be handled during the course:

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Tools
  2.1 Compiler and Interpreter
  2.2 Text Editor
  2.3 Debugger
  2.4 Version Control
3. Variables, part 1
  3.1 Concept of a Variable
  3.2 Basic Variables
4. Flow Control Statements
  4.1 If
  4.2 Switch-case
  4.3 While / Do-while
  4.4 For
  4.5 Exceptions
5. Subroutines / Functions / Methods
  5.1 Methods
6. Variables, Part 2
  6.1 Arrays
  6.2 Structs
  6.3 Pointer / References
7. Documentation
  7.1 Documenting the Code
  7.2 SDKs, Libraries, APIs

During the course the student will produce simple pieces of code with a help of examples. These code pieces are then combined to form a bigger entity. There are no prerequisites for participating this course.