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A balanced introduction to computer science

Author: David Reed
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Aims to teach students the most important concepts in computing while providing enough programming depth to enable an understanding of how people work with computers. The text contains experimental  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Matériel didactique
Matériel d'éducation et de formation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Reed
ISBN: 013046709X 9780130467096
OCLC Number: 300315641
Description: xix, 371 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Computer basics --
2. HTML and Web pages --
3. The Internet and the Web --
4. JavaScript and dynamic Web pages --
5. JavaScript numbers and expressions --
6. The history of computers --
7. Abstraction and user-defined functions --
8. Algorithms and programming languages --
9. Event-driven programming --
10. Computer science as a discipline --
11. Conditional execution --
12. Data representation --
13. Conditional repetition --
14. Inside the computer --
the Von Neumann architecture --
15. JavaScript strings --
16. Inside the computer --
transistors and integrated circuits --
17. JavaScript arrays --
18. Computers and society --
App. A. Browser basics --
App. B. Common text editors --
App. C. HTML reference --
App. D. JavaScript reference --
App. E. random.js library.
Responsibility: David Reed.


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