How to Design Programs: An Introduction to Programming and Computing
by Matthias Felleisen, et al
Publisher: The MIT Press 2003
Number of pages: 720
This introduction to programming places computer science in the core of a liberal arts education. Unlike other introductory books, it focuses on the program design process. This approach fosters a variety of skills--critical reading, analytical thinking, creative synthesis, and attention to detail--that are important for everyone, not just future computer programmers.
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