|Book's title:||Computer programming for teens Mary Farrell.|
|Library of Congress Control Number:||2007938243|
|International Standard Book Number (ISBN):||9781598634464 (pbk.)|
|International Standard Book Number (ISBN):||1598634461 (pbk.)|
|System Control Number:||(OCoLC)ocn191091296|
|Cataloging Source:||VPW, VPW BAKER DLC|
|Library of Congress Call Number:||QA76.6 .F3786 2008|
|Personal Name:||Farrell, Mary.|
|Publication, Distribution, etc.:||Boston, Mass. . Thomson Course Technology PTR, (c)2008.|
|Physical Description:||xix, 331 p. : ill. ;, 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)|
|General Note:||Includes CD-Rom.|
|General Note:||Includes index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||First things first |
Variables: the holders of information
Everything you ever wanted to know about operators
Programming: it's now or never
Design: it's best to start here
True or false: the basis for all decisions
Loops, or how to spin effectively!
Function calls: that's what it's all about-get somebody else to do the work
Using functions in graphics
Running out of holders? It's time for the array
All about strings
The matrix-before the movie
Debugging: more important than you think
But what if things are different? structures, records, and fields
Objects and classes: being organized is better than not
Dealing with the outside world: files
Pointers: who is looking at whom?
Searching: did you find it yet?
Let's put things in order: sorting
Recursion: calling yourself over and over again.
|Summary, etc.:||This book "stresses concepts over language and includes examples in the most popular languages |
specifically HTML, C++, and Java. It explains the fundamental topics, such as decisions, loops, design, and complex data structures. It includes helpful tips and analogies to guide readers through the maze of programming techniques, concepts, and common pitfalls. It introduces the most relevant topics for beginners and pinpoints the essential skills needed for programming success. The companion CD provides all the source code you'll need, as well as helpful tools and programs that are mentioned in the book."
C++ (Computer program language)
HTML (Document markup language)
Java (Computer program language)