Synopses & Reviews
Learn Pascal in Three Days, Third Edition provides the novice programmer with the fundamentals of the language and is ideal for those wanting a solid foundation in structured programming. This update of one of the best-selling introductions to Pascal is designed for beginning programmers with its chapter summaries, review questions, hands-on examples, and easy-to-follow drills. Readers start with simple programs and end up with useful real-world applications. Among the topics covered are building and evaluating arithmetic expressions, using structures and loops, creating arrays, manipulating text data, writing procedures and functions to make programs more modular, and declaring and using pointers. With this book, learn about the design of structured Pascal programs; problem-solving algorithms; simple and structured data types; variables, operators, and expressions; iteration, branching, and selection statements; pointers and linked lists; manipulating data files; real-life applications and solved drills.