Beginning Programming For Dummies, 4/e

Wallace Wang

  • 出版商: For Dummies
  • 出版日期: 2006-11-06
  • 售價: $1,003
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$953
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 408
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0470088702
  • ISBN-13: 9780470088708

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商品描述

Description

New techniques make programming easier and more fun

Discover principles and best practices that let you program in many languages

So you always thought programmers were superior beings from another galaxy? Surprise! Programming isn't all that difficult when you know how. Here's the fun and easy route to writing programs that work efficiently for Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux, understanding basic programming principles, using different languages, programming for the Internet, and much more.

  • All this on the bonus CD-ROM
  • All code used in the book, in several different languages
  • Liberty BASIC, REALbasic, Dev-C++, Valentina, Galaxy, and Revolution Studio demo versions

For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix.

Discover how to

  • Write programs for multiple platforms
  • Program using BASIC and C++
  • Recognize similarities in different programming languages
  • Use Revolution, a non-traditional language
  • Fine-tune and debug programs

 

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: The Building Blocks of Programming.

Chapter 5: Getting Started.

Chapter 6: The Structure of a Computer Program.

Chapter 7: Variables, Constants, and Comments.

Chapter 8: Crunching Numbers and Playing with Strings.

Chapter 9: Making Decisions with Branching Statements.

Chapter 10: Repeating Yourself with Loops.

Chapter 11: Dividing a Program into Subprograms.

Chapter 12: Storing Stuff in Arrays.

Chapter 13: Playing with Object-Oriented Programming.

Part III: Advanced Programming Topics.

Chapter 14: Sorting and Searching Algorithms.

Chapter 15: Debugging Programs.

Chapter 16: Optimizing Your Code.

Chapter 17: Creating a User Interface.

Part IV: Internet Programming.

Chapter 18: Playing with HTML.

Chapter 19: Making Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript.

Chapter 20: Using Java Applets on Web Pages.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Additional Programming Resources.

Chapter 22: Ten Cool Programming Careers.

Appendix A: Common Loop and Branching Structures.

Appendix B: Free Language Compilers and Interpreters.

Appendix C: Common Programming Terms.

Appendix D: Installing the CD Compilers.

Index.

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