Chevron Left
返回到 Programming Languages, Part A

学生对 华盛顿大学 提供的 Programming Languages, Part A 的评价和反馈

1,689 个评分


This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of programming languages, with a strong emphasis on functional programming. The course uses the languages ML, Racket, and Ruby as vehicles for teaching the concepts, but the real intent is to teach enough about how any language “fits together” to make you more effective programming in any language -- and in learning new ones. This course is neither particularly theoretical nor just about programming specifics -- it will give you a framework for understanding how to use language constructs effectively and how to design correct and elegant programs. By using different languages, you will learn to think more deeply than in terms of the particular syntax of one language. The emphasis on functional programming is essential for learning how to write robust, reusable, composable, and elegant programs. Indeed, many of the most important ideas in modern languages have their roots in functional programming. Get ready to learn a fresh and beautiful way to look at software and how to have fun building it. The course assumes some prior experience with programming, as described in more detail in the first module. The course is divided into three Coursera courses: Part A, Part B, and Part C. As explained in more detail in the first module of Part A, the overall course is a substantial amount of challenging material, so the three-part format provides two intermediate milestones and opportunities for a pause before continuing. The three parts are designed to be completed in order and set up to motivate you to continue through to the end of Part C. The three parts are not quite equal in length: Part A is almost as substantial as Part B and Part C combined. Week 1 of Part A has a more detailed list of topics for all three parts of the course, but it is expected that most course participants will not (yet!) know what all these topics mean....



Dec 2, 2016

I'm just a beginner for CS or SE classes, and find this course really concise and challenging. It opens a door for me to get deeper into programming language. No wonder it got so high average score.


Mar 4, 2018

Very interesting course! Superb teaching and homework assignments. If you are interested in functional programming or in programming languages in general, this should be one of the must take MOOCs


26 - Programming Languages, Part A 的 50 个评论(共 491 个)

创建者 Adam

Jun 14, 2020

创建者 Mehmet M G

Aug 4, 2021

创建者 Rahul M

Jul 21, 2020

创建者 Rushil G

Sep 6, 2020

创建者 Roman H

May 24, 2021

创建者 Stepan K

Apr 9, 2017

创建者 Andrei S

Sep 8, 2022

创建者 Deleted A

Jan 14, 2021

创建者 Jared C

Feb 10, 2022

创建者 Gleb L

Jul 25, 2018

创建者 Nikolas V

Feb 11, 2017

创建者 Tom K

Jan 26, 2021

创建者 xinxiao

Sep 18, 2019

创建者 Philip H

May 23, 2018

创建者 J.-F. R

Nov 11, 2019

创建者 Sean U

Mar 18, 2019

创建者 Brandon C I

Feb 5, 2020

创建者 Zexiang L

Sep 9, 2020

创建者 Christian K

Mar 4, 2019

创建者 纯白棒球帽

Nov 8, 2018

创建者 Neelakantan

Sep 5, 2020

创建者 Rongge Y

Dec 29, 2017

创建者 Douglas L

Jul 26, 2017

创建者 顾津洋(Jim o W o a

Jun 29, 2018