The Complete Idiot's Guide to a Career in Computer Programming

The Complete Idiot's Guide to a Career in Computer Programming

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by Jesse Liberty
     
 

Today there is a tremendous demand for professional programmers. This is the single most lucrative and rewarding career path available to the self-taught and self-motivated, and this book tells you everything you need to know to get started. Take this road map and completely understand the work environment, alternative career paths, and the skills needed to be a

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Overview

Today there is a tremendous demand for professional programmers. This is the single most lucrative and rewarding career path available to the self-taught and self-motivated, and this book tells you everything you need to know to get started. Take this road map and completely understand the work environment, alternative career paths, and the skills needed to be a professional computer programmer. Find out about the really important stuff, too: salary ranges, paths of self and assisted training, interview preparation, obtaining job experience, and how to network for job advancement. The Complete Idiot's Guide to a Career in Computer Programming puts you in control.

Editorial Reviews

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Currently there is a continuing shortage of applicants for technology-related jobs. Liberty, author of a number of programming tutorials, gives readers considering a career change a gentle introduction to the art of computer programming. He discusses market opportunities, traditional and nontraditional paths to becoming a programmer, what are the parts of a programming language, what are the pros and cons of various languages, and how to find that first programming job. Recommended for all libraries. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789719959
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
06/23/1999
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

Jesse Liberty is President of Liberty Associates, Inc., which provides onsite training, mentoring, consulting, and contract programming. Jesse is the author of Sams Teach Yourself C++ Programming in 24 Hours and Beginning Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, C++ from Scratch, as well as other books on C++ and object-oriented programming. Jesse was a software architect for Xerox, a distinguished software engineer for AT&T, and Vice President of Citibank's Development Division.

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