Efficient CLion Usage logoCourse: Efficient CLion Usage

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CLion goes to great lenghts to make C and C++ development more convenient. It is developed by jetBrains and provides code assistance, refactoring tools, code generation utilities, and more. This interactive course will teach you how to use your favorite features efficiently, and show you entirely new ones.

Module: 1

This lesson covers the most essential CLion shortcuts that every professional developer should know. Mastering these combinations is sure to improve your efficiency.

Basic Editing

Even an IDE as sophisticated as CLion is a text editor in its core. These basic editing shortcuts will improve all your editing workflows. Most likely, you know some of them already from other programs.

Module: 2
Basic Navigation

It's easy to get lost when you have many tabs and files with lots of content. Use these shortcuts to find the way.

Search / Replace

These search combinations will help you find anything within your files. In addition, this lesson will teach you how to change your content selection based on search results.

Show Tool Windows

Like other Jetbrains IDEs, the CLion user interface comprises a number of tool windows. Being able to show them via keyboard shortcuts will speed up your workflows and motivate you to use the right tool for e…

Module: 3
Code Navigation

Working with complex C or C++ code bases requires sophisticated navigation features. Master this lesson to navigate any code base with ease.

Run Programs

Running your code is one of the more rewarding aspects of the development process, especially with CLion which helps with compiling your code beforehand. This lesson will show you the available options.

Usage Search

Finding usages of a code fragment within your code base is a very common task. This lesson will teach you all the available options to do it.

Module: 4

Debugging is an essential part of the development workflow. However, it is tedious to control your program's execution without knowing the relevant keyboard shortcuts. This lesson will make your debugging eff…

General Refactoring

Refactoring is a very powerful tool that can help you improve your code base. This lesson will teach you the most powerful ways to do it.

Module: 5
Refactoring: Extract

Keeping your code organized into logical units is essential for any successful project. This lesson will teach you how to effortlessly extract code into new classes and methods.

Advanced Editing

Unlike regular editors, CLion offers advanced editing features specific to coding. Learn these combinations to make use of some of the more complex options.

Module: 6
Expert Navigation

There are many ways to navigate a complex code base with CLion. This lesson covers navigation features that take code source language into consideration.

Expert Editing

Joining and splitting lines manually can require a lot of effor. With these combinations, you can do it in a few keystrokes and CLion will automatically make the required code changes.

Info Lookup

CLion comes with several built-in information lookup mechanisms. This lesson will teach you how to use them without breaking your flow.

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