Does anyone have experience learning Visual C++ via a home study course?
Such a course is offered by Education Direct, a home study school. You get MS Visual C++ 6.0 program, lesson books, and text books. It's a little pricy at $1000, and takes between 6 months to 2 yrs to complete. But I've seen similar online courses offered by Universities, usually around $500, and they are usually only 8 to 12 sessions in length.
Another claim made by this school is that one could get an entry level job programming after completing this course.
I find that a little hard to believe. Their site is:
Do you think this is a good way to learn VC++, or should I stick to traditional classroom training. Your opinions, please