Beginning Programming for Dummies

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    Wallace Wang is a bestselling author with more than 2.3 million For Dummies books in print, including Microsoft Office For Dummies. He's also a stand-up comic who has performed on TV.
    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 doesnÂ’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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    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    ISBN 9780470088708
    Genre COMPUTERS / Programming / General
    Pages 384
    Publisher Date 2006-11-06 00:00:00.0
    Publisher For Dummies
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 7.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.4 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Beginning Programming for Dummies
    Edition Number 4
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Wang, Wally

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