Think like a programmer : An Introduction to Creative Problem Solving. / V. Anton Spraul.
- ISBN: 9781593274245 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
The real challenge of programming isn't learning a language's syntax-it's learning to creatively solve problems so you can build something great.In this one-of-a-kind text, author V. Anton Spraul breaks down the ways that programmers solve problems and teaches readers what other introductory books often ignore: how to Think Like a Programmer. Each chapter tackles a single programming concept-such as classes, pointers, and recursion-and illustrates how you can apply these tools to real problems in innovative ways. You'll learn techniques for organizing your thoughts, strategies to apply to particular types of problems, and ways you can avoid the frustration that often accompanies especially tricky challenges.You'll also learn how to:Split problems into discrete components to make them easier to solveMake the most of code reuse with functions, classes, and librariesPick the perfect data structure for a particular jobMaster more advanced...
Electronic reproduction. San Francisco : No Starch Press, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7198 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3840 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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