cod. 1000747

Academic year 2011/12
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Informatica (INF/01)
Discipline matematiche e informatiche
Type of training activity
52 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

To provide both theoretical and practical foundations
of imperative programming, using C++ as the reference
programming language.



Course unit content

Programming foundations. Imperative programming. C++ programming language.

Full programme

Problems and algorithms: basic notions, flow-charts -
Programming languages.
A sample program in C++ - Constants and variables -
Elementary data types in C++ - Assignment and compound
statement - Basic input/output - Operators and expressions -
Control structures (selection, iteration).
Structured stratements in C++ - Data structures (abstract vs.
concrete). Arrays in C++. Matrices. Strings. 'struct'.
Tables (hints) - The 'typedef' declaration.

Subprograms: motivations. Function declaration and
call in C++ - Parameter passing: by value, by reference.
'void' functions - Recursive functions - Scope rules in C++.
Local vs. global declarations - File management in C++.

Program development. Programming environment: editor,
compiler, linker (hints) - Developing simple programs using
the imperative part of C++ - Using library functions.


L.J. Aguilar. Fondamenti di programmazione in C++ , McGraw-Hill, 2008.

Teaching methods

Theory supported by exercises and practical experimentation

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and oral exam

Other information

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