Awesome Algorithms and Creative Coding

Awesome Algorithms and Creative Coding

by Clive Gifford

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Overview

Computers control everything from our smartphones to rockets, but how do they know what to do? This up-to-date book explains in a clear way how lines of code, called algorithms, are used by Programmers to crate step-by-step instruction, called program, to tell computers what to do.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778715580
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2015
Series: Get Connected to Digital Literacy Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Coding Tour World 4

Algorithms in Action 6

Zeros and Ones 8

Coding Made Easier 10

Languages for Learning 12

Scratch! 14

Accurate Algorithms 16

Get in Step 18

Decisions, Decisions 20

Go with the Flow 22

Going Loopy 24

A Bug's Life 26

Coding Careers 28

Glossary 30

Further Resources 31

Index 32

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