Algorithms in Motion

Video description

"Good and simple to understand introduction to algorithms."
Boris Vasile, Team Lead, Garmin Cluj

Algorithms - established processes for solving computational problems - are the foundation of computer programming. Mastering the most important algorithms and learning to recognize where they should be applied are required skills for any developer. Algorithms in Motion introduces you to the world of algorithms and how to use them as effectively as possible through high-quality video-based lessons and real-world examples, so you can put what you learn into practice. Based on the best-selling book Grokking Algorithms, this video course brings classic algorithms to life!

About the subject

An algorithm is a repeatable procedure for solving a problem. The algorithms you'll use most often as a programmer have already been discovered, tested, and proven. This engaging course makes it easy to learn and use the most important algorithms effectively.

About the video
Algorithms in Motion teaches you how to apply common algorithms to the practical problems you face every day as a programmer. Following the expert guidance of liveVideo instructor Beau Carnes, you'll start with the basics, including Big O notation, fundamental data structures, and recursion. Then, you'll explore problem-solving techniques, that will empower you to see the algorithm you need in the task you're trying to accomplish. Finally, you'll finish the course by applying more advanced algorithms, such as hash tables, graph algorithms, and K-nearest.


This easy-to-follow video course is perfect for self-taught programmers, engineers, or anyone who wants to brush up on classic algorithms.


  • Search, sort, and graph algorithms
  • Breadth-first search
  • Performance concerns
  • Implementing algorithms in Python
Video instructor Beau Carnes is a software developer and a recognized authority in software instruction. Besides teaching in-person workshops and classes, he has also created around 100 software training videos that receive over 40K views per month. This includes a series on data structures and algorithms.
Grokking Algorithms by Adit Bhargava is available at in pBook, eBook, and liveBook formats.

Great way to quickly recap the most common algorithms.
Jonathan Wood, Software Consultant, Wintellect

Explains the fundamentals of some fairly complex computer science in a way that makes sense to anyone.
Derek Hampton, Senior Developer, Advanced Retail Ltd

A gentle introduction to the traditional computer science topics of data structures and algorithms in a way that is not intimidating to approach.
Ryan Burrows, Senior Software Developer, Rooster Park Consulting

Product information

  • Title: Algorithms in Motion
  • Author(s): Beau Carnes
  • Release date: May 2018
  • Publisher(s): Manning Publications
  • ISBN: None