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The librarian's introduction to programming languages : a LITA guide

Author: Beth C Thomsett-Scott
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Series: LITA guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presents case studies and practical applications for using the top programming languages in library and information settings ... This book will help librarians to feel comfortable discussing programming with others by providing an understanding of when the language might be useful, what is needed to make it work, and relevant tools to extend its application. Additionally, the inclusion of practical examples lets  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth C Thomsett-Scott
ISBN: 9781442263321 1442263326 9781442263338 1442263334
OCLC Number: 952567108
Description: xv, 184 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Dean Walton --
Python / Charles Ed Hill and Heidi Frank, with Mark Pernotto --
Ruby / Ashley Blewer and Jessica Rudder --
JavaScript / Jason Bengtson and Eric Phetteplace --
Perl / Roy Zimmer --
PHP / Jason Steelman --
SQL / Emily R. Mitchell --
C / Tim Ribaric --
C# / Peter Tyrrell --
Java / Amanda Cowell.
Series Title: LITA guides.
Responsibility: edited by Beth Thomsett-Scott.

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