Seq15Oct12: Mailed December 3, 2012.
Week 7–less reading and watching, more coding. This week we will finish up the readings, videos and Codecademy exercises, and begin to focus intensively on projects that will put what we’ve learned to practice in a series of projects. The training wheels are coming off.
- Text: Chapter 16 from How to Think Like a Computer Scientist.
- Complete sections 4.1 – 4.3.3 and Optional Exercises 1 and 2 from Handout 4
- Complete sections 4.4 – 4.6 from Written Exercises 4 of 6.189 A Gentle Introduction to Computer Science
- Complete Project 2
As always, ask for help for help on OpenStudy or from your cluster peers. And remember to hand out medals on OpenStudy to anyone who helps you out!
Keep on coding!
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