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Beginning Programming For Dummies By Wallace Wang

Beginning Programming For Dummies by Wallace Wang

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This introduction to programming uses QBasic for hands-on examples along with samples of C, Pascal and Java code to show how different languages accomplish the same task. The book explains the basic tools and software, and also discusses the basics of more advanced programming disciplines.

Beginning Programming For Dummies Summary

Beginning Programming For Dummies by Wallace Wang

Your fun and easy guide to BASIC programming and beyond! Liberty BASIC, REALbasic, Perl, and more on CD-ROM Includes overviews of HTML, Java applets, JavaScript, and Python Find out just how easy it is to write computer programs Want to start programming but don't know where to start? Don't worry! With loads of examples and a dash of humor, author Wallace Wang demystifies programming concepts, shows you how to write cool Windows programs in Liberty BASCI, and introduces you to some of today's hottest programming languages. Discover how to: Get up to speed on programming fundamentals Write and debug Liberty BASIC programs Work with graphics, sounds, and data structure Get a handle on Web programming All this on the bonus CD-ROM Liberty BASIC and other shareware: TrueBasic, Pocket C, PC Native Oberon, and other demos Python and Perl open source software Plus sample code from the book and a bonus chapter, "Programming in Python" System Requirements: PC running Windows 95 or later, Windows NT4 or later; Power Macintosh running System 7. 6 or later; See the About the CD Appendix for details and complete system requirements. Get Smart! www dummies. com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummmies Daily TM e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answers

About Wallace Wang

Wallace Wang is the bestselling author of Beginning Programming For Dummies, 2nd Edition, Steal This Computer Book 2, and many other books. In addition to writing computer books, he also performs stand-up comedy in Las Vegas and has appeared on the TV show A&E's "Evening at the Improv."

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: Programming a Computer. Chapter 1: Learning Computer Programming for the First Time. Chapter 2: All About Programming Languages. Chapter 3: How to Write a Program. Chapter 4: The Tools of a Computer Programmer. Part II: Learning Programming with Liberty Basic Chapter 5: Getting Your Hands on a Real Language: Liberty BASIC. Chapter 6: Handling Input and Output. Chapter 7: Variables, Constants, and Comments. Chapter 8: Crunching Numbers and Playing with Strings. Chapter 9: Making Decisions with Control Statements. Chapter 10: Repeating Yourself with Loops. Part III: Advanced Programming with Liberty BASIC. Chapter 11: Writing Large Programs by Using Subprograms. Chapter 12: Drawing Pictures and Making Noise. Chapter 13: Saving and Retrieving Stuff in Files. Chapter 14: Creating a User Interface. Chapter 15: Debugging Programs. Part IV: Dealing with Data Structures. Chapter 16: Storing Stuff in Arrays. Chapter 17: Lumping Related Data in Records. Chapter 18: Linked Lists and Pointers. Chapter 19: Playing with Object-Oriented Programming. Part V: Algorithms: Telling the Computer What to Do. Chapter 20: Sorting. Chapter 21: Searching. Chapter 22: Optimizing Your Code. Part VI: Internet Programming. Chapter 23: Playing with HTML. Chapter 24: Making Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript. Chapter 25: Using Java Applets on Web Pages. Part VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 26: Ten Cool Programming Careers. Chapter 27: Ten Additional Programming Resources. Appendix: About the CD. Index. Hungry Minds End-User License Agreement. GNU License Agreement. Installation Instructions. Book Registration Information.

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GOR001320565
9780764508356
0764508350
Beginning Programming For Dummies by Wallace Wang
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2001-03-15
398
N/A
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