Programming Logic and Design, Comprehensive

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Cengage Learning, Feb 23, 2012 - Computers - 720 pages
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Prepare beginning programmers with the most important principles for developing structured program logic with Farrell's highly effective PROGRAMMING LOGIC AND DESIGN, COMPREHENSIVE, 7E. This popular text takes a unique, language-independent approach to programming with a distinctive emphasis on modern conventions. The book's clear, concise writing style eliminates highly technical jargon while introducing universal programming concepts and encouraging a strong programming style and logical thinking. Clear revised explanations utilize flowcharts, pseudocode, and diagrams to ensure even readers with no prior programming experience fully understand modern programming and design concepts. Farrell's proven learning features help students gain a better understanding of the scope of programming today while common business examples help illustrate key points. Readers can use this proven book alone or paired with a language-specific companion text that emphasizes C++, Java or Visual Basic.
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An Overview of Computers and Programming
Elements of HighQuality Programs
Understanding Structure
Making Decisions
More ObjectOriented Programming Concepts
EventDriven GUI Programming Multithreading and Animation
SystemModeling with the UML
Using Relational Databases
Understanding Numbering Systems and Computer Codes
Flowchart Symbols
Solving Difficult Structuring Problems

File Handling and Applications
Advanced Data Handling Concepts
Advanced Modularization Techniques
ObjectOriented Programming
Creating Print Charts
Two Variations on the Basic StructuresCase and dowhile

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Joyce Farrell has authored several popular programming textbooks, including books on Programming Logic and Design, Java, C#, and C++. Her books are recognized for their clear, direct writing style and effective presentation. A well-respected instructor, Ms. Farrell has taught Computer Information Systems at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois; the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; and McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

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