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Coding For Kids For Dummies

Published 04-30-2019

<p>&nbsp;<b>A guide for kids who want to learn coding</b></p> <p>Coding is quickly becoming an essential academic skill, right up there with reading, writing, and arithmetic. This book is an ideal way for young learners ages 8-13 who want more coding knowledge than you can learn in an hour, a day, or a week.</p> <p>Written by a classroom instructor with over a decade of experience teaching technology skills to kids as young as five, this book teaches the steps and logic needed to write code, solve problems, and create fun games and animations using projects based in Scratch and JavaScript. This 2<sup>nd</sup> Edition is fully updated to no longer require any limited-time software downloads to complete the projects.</p> <ul> <li>Learn the unique logic behind writing computer code</li> <li>Use simple coding tools&#8232;ideal for teaching kids and beginners</li> <li>Build games and animations&#8232;you can show off to friends</li> <li>Add motion and interactivity to your projects&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re a kid ready to make fun things using technology or a parent, teacher, or mentor looking to introduce coding in an eager child&rsquo;s life, this fun book makes getting started with coding fun and easy!</p>

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Helping Kids with Coding For Dummies

Published 05-08-2018

<p><b>Help for grown-ups new to coding</b></p> <p>Getting a jump on learning how coding makes technology work is essential to prepare kids for the future. Unfortunately, many parents, teachers, and mentors didn't learn the unique logic and language of coding in school. <i>Helping Kids with</i> <i>Coding For Dummies </i>comes to the rescue. It breaks beginning coding into easy-to-understand language so you can help a child with coding homework, supplement an existing coding curriculum, or have fun learning with your favorite kid.</p> <p>The demand to have younger students learn coding has increased in recent years as the demand for trained coders has far exceeded the supply of coders. Luckily, this fun and accessible book makes it a snap to learn the skills necessary to help youngsters develop into proud, capable coders!</p> <ul> <li>Help with coding homework or enhance a coding curriculum</li> <li>Get familiar with coding logic and how to de-bug programs</li> <li>Complete small projects as you learn coding language</li> <li>Apply math skills to coding</li> </ul> <p>If you&rsquo;re a parent, teacher, or mentor eager to help 8 to 14 year olds learn to speak a coding language like a mini pro, this book makes it possible!&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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Coding All-in-One For Dummies

Published 05-01-2017

<b>See all the things coding can accomplish</b> <p>The demand for people with coding know-how exceeds the number of people who understand the languages that power technology. <i>Coding All-in-One For Dummies</i> gives you an ideal place to start when you're ready to add this valuable asset to your professional repertoire. Whether you need to learn how coding works to build a web page or an application or see how coding drives the data revolution, this resource introduces the languages and processes you'll need to know. <p>Peek inside to quickly learn the basics of simple web languages, then move on to start thinking like a professional coder and using languages that power big applications. Take a look inside for the steps to get started with updating a website, creating the next great mobile app, or exploring the world of data science. Whether you're looking for a complete beginner's guide or a trusted resource for when you encounter problems with coding, there's something for you! <ul> <li>Create code for the web</li> <li>Get the tools to create a mobile app</li> <li>Discover languages that power data science</li> <li>See the future of coding with machine learning tools</li> </ul> <p>With the demand for skilled coders at an all-time high, <i>Coding All-in-One For Dummies</i> is here to propel coding newbies to the ranks of professional programmers.

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Coding For Dummies

Published 06-13-2016

<i><b>Coding For Dummies, (9781119293323) was previously published as Coding For Dummies, (9781118951309). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.</b></i> <p><b><br />Hands-on exercises help you learn to code like a pro</b></p> <p>No coding experience is required for <i>Coding For Dummies,</i> your one-stop guide to building a foundation of knowledge in writing computer code for web, application, and software development. It doesn't matter if you've dabbled in coding or never written a line of code, this book guides you through the basics. Using foundational web development languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, it explains in plain English how coding works and why it's needed.</p> <p>Online exercises developed by Codecademy, a leading online code training site, help hone coding skills and demonstrate results as you practice.</p> <p>The site provides an environment where you can try out tutorials built into the text and see the actual output from your coding. You'll also gain access to end-of-chapter challenges to apply newly acquired skills to a less-defined assignment. So what are you waiting for?</p> <ul> <li>The current demand for workers with coding and computer science skills far exceeds the supply</li> <li>Teaches the foundations of web development languages in an easy-to-understand format</li> <li>Offers unprecedented opportunities to practice basic coding languages</li> <li>Readers can access online hands-on exercises and end-of-chapter assessments that develop and test their new-found skills</li> </ul> <p>If you're a student looking for an introduction to the basic concepts of coding or a professional looking to add new skills, <i>Coding For Dummies</i> has you covered.</p>

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