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Looking at Posts with regards to Academic Honesty

Does anyone know if getting help from a post that contains spoilers is considered academically dishonest? I'm not sure because even though the spoiler code in the post isn't an outright solution to ...
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What is the deadline of CS50's Introduction to Computer Science course 2020?

I started CS50's Introduction to Computer Science course 26th of March 2020. I have not a clear idea about assignment deadlines and course end date. I want to take the official certificate after ...
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Course and Certificate Deadline

There is something very strange and inconsistent regarding the verification upgrade deadline and course deadline. On the home page of "course info" on the right hand side the Verification Upgrade ...
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Help on taking CS50x course

I'm currently on week 2 of the CS50x on the edX platform. After submiting my source-codes from week 1 I've realized that some of the concepts of the prior week were explained on the lecture of week 2. ...
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fall sem. content will remain available?

I registered to CS50 today 30 of december. I notice that the last submission is tomorow and that there will be an updated site. Will I still have access to the fall 2015 material other than the videos ...
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hello fellow cs50 classmates and staff

I just joined cs50 through edX.org, mainly because it was a self paced class but clearly i overlooked the dates, but seeing how it still allowed me to sign up i feel like maybe i'm glossing over some ...
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Where can I watch the video lectures of cs50 2015?

The cs50 lectures stated in January 2015. Where can I access the videos? YouTube and iTunes U only have the 2014 edition.
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Is the Hacker's Delight book worth having? [closed]

I'm taking the CS50 course. I really want to learn as much as possible. So I bought a copy of the "Programming in C" book and the "Hacker's Delight" book. After going through the syllabus I learned ...
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Why don't the problem set numbers correspond to the week numbers?

I am enrolled in the 2015 offering of the course on edX. I have already submitted Pset 0. I am trying to submit Pset 1 after listening to the Week 1 lessons. When I select courseware, then week 1, the ...
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Do I need to install the Appliance in order to complete the problem sets?

I'm taking the CS50 course for computer science and I'm currently at week 1. Is it necessary to install the CS50 appliance in order to do the problem sets? Or can I solve them with other compilers as ...
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Where exactly will the 2015 Hackathons and office hours in select cities take place?

I just read in the What's New section, linked from CS50's main course page on edX, that Hackathons and office hours will be held in various cities outside the United States during a certain time frame....
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If course has started why are there no new lectures? [closed]

The 2015 version of the course supposedly started on Jan 1 but the only video available is a welcome video posted 2 weeks ago. The 2014 lectures are available to view but so far the course appears ...
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How many credits does this course correspond to?

I'd like to know the workload of this course. I mean, not the amount of time spent on assignments.
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Do I need to un-enroll?

I recently started CS50, but I'll have to finish it up in 2015. Do I need to un-enroll to start again?
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Shorts Fall 2014

I had already downloaded Fall 2013 shorts but now I have decided to complete cs50x next year. Are Fall 2014 shorts exactly the same as Fall 2013 ones?
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I couldn't finish psetx is there a way to know how it is done? [closed]

If I couldn't create pset1, for example, is there way to know how it worked?
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Should I submit both Mario & Bad Credit or only choose one?

For pset1, should I submit both tasks (Mario & Bad Credit) or just choose one?
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Different lectures on edx.org and cs50.harvard.edu?

Why are the lectures on www.edx.org different from the lectures on cs50.harvard.edu? Which should I should take?
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Writing solutions in C++ instead of C

I know C++ from before starting CS50. If I submit a solution written in C++ for problem sets that deal with the C language, will I get credit for my solution?
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Will there be a CS50 course next year?

I love CS50 and I am currently doing the psets. I am short of time, given I discovered the course in september. Does anyone know if there will be a 2015 CS50?
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What date will the 2015 course start? Will it be identical to the 2014 lectures and problem sets?

I am curious to start the course in 2015, and I was curious - as perhaps others are - whether the lectures will still be the same, or whether there will be new videos.
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How can I reach out to someone who could help me via TeamViewer?

I've been having some trouble with the appliance lately – it won't connect to the Internet. In fact, it even says there is no IP address. I have deleted it and installed it a couple times but nothing ...
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New academic year, new CS50x?

I signed up for CS50x at the start of this month. I am really enjoying the course but doubt that I will be able to finish the course by the end of the year. I would love to audit the course this year ...
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How to report a mistake in a video lecture or other course content [closed]

In the lecture video for Week 1 (2013) at 33:08, David says that Ctrl + S clears the screen but that doesn't work for me; Ctrl + L does. Where can I report errors in the lectures or other course ...
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Is cs50.net/discuss open to students without a Harvard University ID?

In the pset6 specification, just after the last inline youtube video and the info about Valgrind, there is a link to cs50.net/discuss. When I click it, it redirects to the HUID/XID login screen. ...
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Life after CS50!

I have completed CS50 successfully and it was great fun. I want to learn more about computer science. What courses are recommended as a follow-up to CS50?
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Will the latest (upcoming) lectures still apply to the problem sets currently available on edX?

I am waiting for the Fall 2014 course to start at Harvard and planning/hoping to watch the latest lectures as they are released, to pursue my verified certificate via edX. My question is, will the ...
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How much time, on the average, does it take to complete CS50 course?

I want to take this course for a verified certificate but I'm not sure I will be able to finish by December 31, so I want some advice from people that have taken this course previously. Should I try ...
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How to Start Studying CS50?

I have seen many students joining CS50 and feeling a bit lost: the recurring questions are: I enrolled CS50 on edx. What next? Should I watch all videos, walkthroughs, sessions? Should I follow and ...
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Is the course really self-paced?

I don't understand why the course is divided into Week 1, Week 2, etc. Since the moment I started the course, is there a deadline for completing the assignments and watching the lectures?