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Palm Programming for the Absolute Beginner with CDROM (For the Absolute Beginner)by Andy Harris
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If you are new to programming for the Palm and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the for the absolute beginner series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical Palm programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish this book, you will be able to apply the basic principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle!
This title is both conceptual and made for beginners. It teaches not only Pocket C, but also fundamental programming concepts, which should ease the learning of other programming languages. It uses game creation as a teaching tool.
This guide will not only teach readers Pocket C but also the fundamental programming concepts they need in order to learn any computer language.
About the Author
Andy Harris began teaching computing at the university level in the late 1980s as a part-time job. Since 1995, he has been a full-time lecturer at the Computer Science Department of Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI). He now manages the IUPUI Streaming Media Lab and teaches classes in several programming languages. Andy resides in Noblesville, Indiana.
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