Beginner level coders often have the same question; what’s the best way to get started in programming? It’s such a diverse world and there are so many new and exciting (or old and vital) languages that figuring out where to begin can be very bewildering. Guess what? We have the solution. The simple, clean, structured Pascal language is the best way to help you find your programming feet. Its whole reason for existing is to teach good programming practices and standards. What are you waiting for? Get learning!
Take Your Programming Standards to the Next Level
Perfect Pascal, the Right Way
This course is designed for complete beginners, so we’ll guide you every step of the way from installation to completing your final project. All you need is a computer, an internet connection, and 500mb of storage space. Once you’ve installed your free software, you’ll start learning about basic coding concepts using Pascal for context, building your own projects along the way.
Each section of the course is dedicated to a different concept/feature, including math operations, variables and user input, if/else statements, loop structures, string functions, arrays and records, working with files, date and time functions, and creating functions and procedures. You’ll complete a hands-on practical project from start to finish with each section to put what you’ve learned into practice.
By the end of this course you will know how to write, build and compile Pascal code with ease. You will be able to create your own native applications and you’ll know how to run them, maintain them, and build them more efficiently. With the knowledge base you’ve gained, you’ll be all set to progress to some of the most powerful and widely used programming languages in the world.
One of the oldest languages around, Pascal was published in 1970 with the intention of encouraging best practices using structured programming and data structuring. It is a high-level, imperative and procedural programming language and makes an excellent pre-cursor to C for beginners. It is known for its compatibility, efficiency, fast compilers, and for its simple, clean syntax.