22 Feb 2013 — San Francisco, CA — The CPPGM Foundation (www.cppgm.org) released further news today about the C++ Grandmaster Certification, the free massively open online course (MOOC) where you build your own C++ compiler, standard library and toolchain for Linux x86-64.
It was reported that 10,000 programmers have enrolled in the course including people from Intel, Stanford, Google, MIT, IEEE, Harvard, and many other companies and educational institutions from all over the world.
CPPGM has been inundated with requests for more information about the content of the course, so Programming Assignment 1 has been released as a public preview for free anonymous download and review.
Programming Assignment 1 asks the participant to implement the first three phases of translation as described in clause 2 of the C++ Standard (the preprocessors tokenizer).
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By popular demand enrollments have been extended until 15 March. To enroll or for more information visit the course web site at:
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The CPPGM Foundation was formed by a software company that recognized the value to programmer productivity that a good knowledge of language mechanics had to new developers to their team. The C++ Grandmaster Certification began development as an internal training program, and the foundation was founded to offer it publicly.
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