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So, you want to be a coder? : the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more! / Jane (J.M.) Bedell.

Book Book (2016.)
Description: 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : Aladdin ; 2016.
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Bunker Hill Community College.
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Bunker Hill Community College Career Career QA76.6 .B426 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781582705804
  • ISBN: 1582705801
  • ISBN: 9781582705798
  • ISBN: 1582705798
  • Edition: Beyond Words/Aladdin edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-247).
Contents: Entering a coding career -- Getting a coding education -- Looking at the languages -- Writing code -- Systems and application coders -- Mainframe, embedded software, and firmware coders -- Video games and animation -- Website coders -- Artificial intelligence and robots -- Cybersecurity coders.
Summary: "Don't just buy a new video game, make one! Don't just download the latest app, help design it! Don't just play on your phone. Program it."--President Obama Behind the screen of your phone, tablet, computer, or game console lies a secret language that makes it all work. Computer code has become as integral to our daily lives and reading and writing, even if you didn't know it. Now it's time to plug in and start creating the same technology you're consuming. Plus, it's one of the fastest growing industries in the world! Covering everything from navigating the maze of computer languages to writing code for games to cyber security and artificial intelligence, So, You Want to Be a Coder? debugs the secrets behind a career in the diverse and state-of-the-art industry of working with computer code. In addition to tips and interviews from professionals in the industry, So, You Want to Be a Coder? includes inspiring stories from kids who are writing code now! Plus, activities, a glossary, and resources put you on the path to a fun and rewarding career with computer code today!"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience: Ages 10-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Citation: Bedell, J M. "So, you want to be a coder? : the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more!." New York : Aladdin ; 2016.

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