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How Computer Programming Works

By Dan Appleman

  • eBook Price: $20.99
  • Print Book Price: $29.95

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Just as children must learn the alphabet before they can read, future programmers must understand certain concepts before they can write their first program. This unique book uses full-color illustrations to help you truly understand the underlying computer science on which all programming is based.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-893115-23-1
  • 226 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: May 18, 2000

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Full Description

Just as children must learn the alphabet before they can read, future programmers must understand certain concepts before they can write their first program. This unique book uses full-color illustrations to help you truly understand the underlying computer science on which all programming is based.

Veteran programmer Dan Appleman provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand explanation of computer programming, starting from a basic description of what a computer language is to coverage of how Internet programming works. The book shows you how to turn ideas into code and how to use algorithms to accomplish common tasks, and describes the basic function of compilers and interpreters.

Who this book is for

Curious readers of any age will find an accessible yet comprehensive explanation of a field that has revolutionized the way we live and work.

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