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Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-By-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-By-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games (Trade Paperback / Paperback)


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Now with Scratch 3.0; revised and updated --Cover.

ISBN 9781465477323
Barcode 9781465477323
Published 6 August 2019 by DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Series Help Your Kids
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ISBN-13 9781465477323
ISBN-10 1465477322
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Imprint DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Publication Date 6 August 2019
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By DK
Series Help Your Kids
Category Organization & Management Of Education
Computer Programming
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 193mm
Height: 231mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 680g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Python (Computer program language), Computer programming, Computer games - Programming, Scratch (Computer program language), Coding theory - Study and teaching
NBS Text Computing: Professional & Programming
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 005.1
Catalogue Code 922356

Description of this Book

Kids can take their first steps toward becoming expert computer programmers with this fully updated guide to coding for beginners. They'll master Scratch 3.0, the brand-new version of the world's most popular coding language for beginners. This will let them discover what makes a computer work while learning how to build their own computer programs and games. Once they're Scratch experts, it's onto the more complex Python programming language to delve even deeper into the technology that surrounds us every day. Computer Coding for Kids uses a simple, visual layout to guide budding programmers step by step through the ins and outs of computer code, from algorithms to variables, even showing them how to find and fix bugs in their code. Before you know it, they'll be creating their own programs from scratch. It doesn't stop there, though. If Scratch and Python have got them hooked, there's a peek at binary and JavaScript to show them where their coding career could be heading next. This book also lifts the lid on computers and shows young readers the chips and processors that make technology come to life. Fully illustrated with funny and informative graphics, Computer Coding for Kids makes even the most difficult aspects of coding fun and easy to understand.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A TECH/prep by Facebook recommended resource. [T]he instruction is so well thought out and presented that, even without parents watching over their shoulders, kids should be able to teach themselves both of the languages without much trouble. -- GeekDad.com Help Your Kids With Computer Coding was just the thing I needed to give my daughter a jump start on programming a game. -- GeekDad.com .. .[T]his is not your typical, boring programming text. The book is colorful, playful and engaging, using a combination of words and pictures to explain complex programming topics. -- SheKnows.com I highly recommend this book for introducing the world of computer science to adults and students in grade 5 and higher. -- EdSurge.com

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Author's Bio

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia. DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO(R) books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series. https: //www.dk.com/

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