So You Want to Learn to Program?
by James M. Reneau
Publisher: CreateSpace 2010
Number of pages: 380
Learn to program a computer without the jargon and complexity of many programming books. Suitable for anybody age 10 to 100+ who wants to learn and is ready to experiment. This book engages through media and then introduces the concepts of structured programming. You will learn to program as you make animations, games, and fun applications.
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