Beginning Programming for Dummies�

ISBN-10: 0470088702

ISBN-13: 9780470088708

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Wallace Wang
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Description: Do you think the programmers who work at your office are magical wizards who hold special powers that manipulate your computer? Believe it or not, anyone can learn how to write programs, and it doesn't take a higher math and science education to start. Beginning Programming for Dummies shows you how computer programming works without all the technical details or hard programming language. It explores the common parts of every computer programming language and how to write for multiple platforms like Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux. This easily accessible guide provides you with the tools you need to: Create programs and divide them into subprograms Develop variables and use constants Manipulate strings and convert them into numbers Use an array as storage space Reuse and rewrite code Isolate data Create a user interface Write programs for the Internet Utilize JavaScript and Java Applets In addition to these essential building blocks, this guide features a companion CD-ROM containing Liberty BASIC compiler and code in several languages. It also provides valuable programming resources and lets you in on cool careers for programmers. With Beginning Programming of Dummies, you can take charge of your computer and begin programming today!

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Book details

List price: $24.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Wallace Wang is the author of several best-selling computer books, including My New Mac, My New iPhone, and Steal This Computer Book (all No Starch Press). He is also a successful standup comic who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and appears regularly at the Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas.

Programming a Computer
Learning Computer Programming for the First Time
All About Programming Languages
How to Write a Program
The Tools of a Computer Programmer
Learning Programming with QBASIC
Getting Your Hands on a Real Language: QBASIC
Handling Input and Output
Variables, Constants, and Comments
Crunching Numbers and Playing with Strings
Making Decisions with Control Statements
Repeating Yourself with Loops
Advanced QBasic Programming
Writing Large Programs Using Subroutines and Functions
Making Pretty Graphics and Obnoxious Noises
Saving and Retrieving Stuff in Files
Debugging Your QBASIC Programs
Dealing with Data Structures
Storing Stuff in Arrays
Lumping Related Data in Records
Linked Lists and Pointers
Playing with Object-Oriented Programming
Algorithms: Telling the Computer What To Do
Sorting
Searching
Optimizing Your Code
Internet Programming
Playing with HTML
Making Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript
Using Java Applets in Web Pages
The Part of Tens
Ten Cool Programming Careers
Ten Additional Programming Resources
Index
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