Programming / CS Bootcamps
We are developing bootcamps on the most important topics and skills that are used throughout our courses. These can be used by incoming undergraduate students to get a head start, incoming graduate students to review, or current students to refresh/remediate.
Linux and CS Systems
The Linux and CS Systems bootcamp is here - Linux and CS Systems Bootcamp.
Python bootcamp is at Python Programming Bootcamp.
C programming bootcamp is at C Programming Bootcamp.
The R Bootcamp is at R Programming Bootcamp.
Practice Programming Contest Problems
These are problems with precisely defined correct output, so that you can submit your program to make sure it is 100% correct.
- Hacker Rank - very user-friendly, different programming languages available, different categories of questions
- Practice problems at open.kattis.com (sort by difficulty or solved % to try the easiest ones first)
- ISU ACM Club's Contest Problem page
- A few simple practice problems, with solutions to some on the CS server. See the .txt files.
Algorithms and Data Structures
It is a good idea to use source control when developing software, and is necessary when you are developing in a group or professionally. When working on assignments or course projects it is the best practice to use a private repository so other students cannot copy your work. Git is the industry standard for source control. Here are some resources to use to learn Git.