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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 03, 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 22, 2017

Great course!\n\nI think this course has just the right balance of theoretical background, formal definitions, and actual examples to make "just right".\n\nThanks Dan, and everybody else involved!

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von Deleted A

Aug 24, 2016

Great course on writing concise functions.

von Jeffrey T

Feb 16, 2017

One of the best course I have ever taken.

von Nacho C I

Apr 16, 2019

Was a beutiful course with fun exercises

von Alan D

Mar 08, 2018

will be a good second programming class.

von AL444L

Aug 31, 2017

I love this course and Dr.Dan is so nice

von Avdyushenko A

Aug 22, 2017

One of the best course I have ever seen.

von Sergio

Feb 13, 2017

Professional-quality content - for free.

von Jiongyan Z

Jan 29, 2017

A good course for functional programming

von Arjun V

Jan 03, 2017

Fantastic instructor and a great course!

von Olegs K

Nov 05, 2018

Very valuable and naturally interesting

von 杨昊翰

Aug 30, 2019

Very informative and inspiring course!

von Icaro A P

Mar 08, 2019

Probably the best MOOC I've ever taken

von dongpeng

Sep 04, 2016

very nice, I learned a lot, THANK YOU!

von Rahul M

Jul 21, 2020

A must-do course for all programmers.

von cloudy9101

Oct 12, 2016

Very Good, the course is very useful.

von Jai B

Jul 08, 2019

Very challenging but very rewarding

von Ángel A C R

Jun 23, 2018


von Rongpeng L

Sep 05, 2017

Step stone for a better programmer.


Jul 14, 2017

I like the teaching style very much

von Tian

Jun 18, 2017

great lecture for learning program

von Brian W

Nov 30, 2016

Best course available on Coursera!

von Lu W

May 20, 2018

Clear, structured, well-prepared.

von ivan v

Oct 20, 2017

Extremely good, extremely useful.

von lechen999

Mar 20, 2017

Very challenging and useful cause

von Marc

Jun 08, 2020

Great course !

I learned a lot !