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Beginning Programming For Dummies, 4th Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-08870-8
408 pages
November 2006
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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.


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