The Black Art of Programming
by Mark McIlroy
Publisher: Blue Sky Technology 2013
Number of pages: 672
This e-book is an introduction to computer programming. It covers the essential information of a Computer Science course. Recommended for beginners and intermediate programmers. Contents: Program Structure; Topics from Computer Science; The Craft of Programming.
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