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Computer programs and coding

Author: Nancy Dickmann
Publisher: New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Computers communicate differently than people. Coders write algorithms in different computer languages that give computers clear instructions on how to work. This book explores the first computer communications and how coding works. Readers will learn about binary, the 0s and 1s that make up the base of all computer programming, as well as how coders find problems and fix mistakes. Perfect for the young coding  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Dickmann
ISBN: 9781538252567 1538252562 9781538252550 1538252554
OCLC Number: 1114496983
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Instructions needed --
Algorithms and programs --
The first programs --
Types of programs --
What are apps? --
The operating system --
What is coding? --
Ones and zeroes --
Computer languages --
Bugs and debugging --
Getting started --
Being a coder --
Quiz --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Nancy Dickmann.

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Computers communicate differently than people. Coders write algorithms in different computer languages that give computers clear instructions on how to work. This book explores the first computer communications and how coding works. Readers will learn about binary, the 0s and 1s that make up the base of all computer programming, as well as how coders find problems and fix mistakes. Perfect for the young coding enthusiast and the beginner, this book uses simple infographics and language to present complex ideas in a captivating manner.

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