Hello World!: Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners

By | June 28, 2019
Hello World!: Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners Author Warren Sande
ISBN-10 1617290920
ISBN-13 9781617290923
Year 2013-12-21
Pages 435
Language English
Publisher Manning Publications
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SUMMARYA gentle but thorough introduction to the world of computer programming it is written in language a 12 year old can follow but anyone who wants to learn how to program a computer can use it Even adults Written by Warren Sande and his son Carter and reviewed by professional educators this book is kid tested and parent approved ABOUT THIS BOOKLearn to talk to your computer in its own language Whether you want to create a game start a business or solve an important problem the first step is learning to write your own programs Programming is a fun challenge and it s easy to get started This updated and revised edition of Hello World introduces the world of computer programming in a clear and engaging style Written by Warren Sande and his son Carter it is full of examples that will get you thinking and learning Reviewed by professional educators this book is kid tested and parent approved You don t need to know anything about programming to use the book just the basics of using a computer If you can start a program and save a file you ll be off and running Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF Kindle and ePub formats from Manning Publications WHAT S INSIDEExplains concepts in clear languageLots of pictures cartoons and fun examplesComplete set of practice questions and exercisesIllustrated in full colorHello World uses Python a programming language designed to be easy to learn Using fun examples it brings to life concepts of computing looping decisions input and output data structures graphicsand many more ABOUT THE AUTHORSWarren Sande is an electronic systems engineer who uses Python both as a do anything scripting language and as a way to teach computers and programming Carter Sande is a high school student who is passionate about technology When he s not fixing his school s network and helping his classmates recover lost homework he likes to ride his bike and write retro video games TABLE OF CONTENTSGetting StartedRemember This Memory and VariablesBasic MathTypes of DataInputGUIsGraphical User InterfacesDecisions DecisionsLoop the LoopJust for YouCommentsGame TimeNested and Variable LoopsCollecting Things TogetherLists and DictionariesFunctionsObjectsModulesGraphicsSprites and Collision DetectionA New Kind of InputEventsSoundMore GUIsPrint Formatting and StringsFile Input and OutputTake a ChanceRandomnessComputer SimulationsSkier ExplainedPython BattleWhat s Next

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