The Fundamentals of Programming
When it comes to programming, understanding the founding concepts can greatly enhance student engagement and future success. Starting Out with Programming Logic and Design, 4th edition (PDF) is a language-independent introductory programming book, ideal for a precursor programming course or the first unit of an introductory programming course. The text includes fundamental topics such as data types, variables, control structures, input, output, modules, arrays, files, functions, object-oriented concepts, GUI development, and event-driven programming.
Designed for beginners, the text is approachable and clear, making the complex concepts available to every student. In this edition, Gaddis uses updated, contemporary examples to acquaint students with models and logical thought processes used in programming without further complicating them with language syntax. By using easy-to-understand pseudocode, flowcharts, and other tools, Gaddis shows how to design the logic of programs. Then, confident in their high-level understanding of computer programming, students are able to handle programming languages and syntax with more ease and aptitude.
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