Sams Teach Yourself Beginning Programming in 24 Hours eBook, 4th Edition

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Sams Teach Yourself Beginning Programming in 24 Hours eBook, 4th Edition

By Greg Perry, Dean Miller
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Sams Teach Yourself Beginning Programming in 24 Hours explains the basics of programming in the successful 24 Hours format. The book's examples are easily readable and understandable by even those with no previous exposure to programming.

This book covers the absolute basics of programming: Why program? What tools to use? How does a program tell the computer what to do? Readers will learn how to program the computer and will explore some of the most popular programming languages in use. This book will introduce the reader to common programming fundamentals using Python and will provide an overview of other common programming languages and their uses.

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Table of contents
  • Part I - Start Programming Today
  • 1 Hands-On Programming
  • 2 Process and Techniques
  • 3 Designing a Program
  • 4 Getting Input and Displaying Output
  • 5 Data Processing with Numbers and Words
  • 6 Controlling Your Program
  • 7 Debugging Tools
  • Part II - Programming Fundamentals
  • 8 Structured Techniques
  • 9 Programming Algorithms
  • 10 Having Fun
  • 11 Advanced Programming
  •  Part III - Object-Oriented Programming
  • 12 What is an Object?
  • 13 Anatomy of a Class
  • 14 Methods and More
  • 15 Inheritance
  • Part IV - Other Programming Languages
  • 16 HTML5 and CSS3
  • 17 Scripting with PHP
  • 18 Programming with C and C++
  • 19 Java Everywhere
  • 20 Programming with Visual Basic
  • 21 Microsoft .NET
  • Part V - The Business of Programming
  • 22 How Companies Program
  • 23 Distributing Applications
  • 24 The Future of Programming
  • A Glossary
  • B Quiz Answers
  • C ASCII Table