DK findout!: Coding, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465469788
  • ISBN-13: 9781465469786
  • DDC: 005.1
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 7th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released September 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

Discover the amazing power of computer programming and how it is all around us with this exciting book full of amazing images, fun quizzes, and incredible information. Learn about why we use code, how computers interpret code, and the history of coding from Ada Lovelace and early programming languages to today's Python and Scratch. Supporting STEM education initiatives, this book will get kids excited about programming and eager to go from browsing to building.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: What is a Coder?.
2: Codes Around Us.
3: Coding Before Computers.
4: Coding Pioneer.
5: Top Secret.
6: The Enigma Code.
7: Alan Turing.
8: The First Computer.
9: Multitasking Machines.
10: Think Like a Computer.
11: Early Games.
12: Inside a Computer.
13: Then and Now.
14: Talk Like a Computer.
15: Computer Languages.
16: Programs.
17: Worms and Bugs.
18: The Internet.
19: What is an App?.
20: Everyday Coding.
21: Scratch.
22: Raspberry Pi.
23: Key Coders.
24: Meet the Expert.
25: Gaming.
26: Teamwork.
27: Learning to Code.
28: Coding Facts and Figures.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.