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Computer Programming

Fundamentals for Absolute Beginners
Narrated by: Kevin Hung-Liang
Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
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The best guide to computer programming fundamentals. This book will give you a solid foundation if you are new to programming. 

For a beginner, programming can seem like something scary or hard to do. With all the technical terms and concepts out there, as well as the numerous programming languages available at your disposal, it is so important - now more than ever before - to build a strong foundation. When you understand the fundamentals of programming, learning any programming language is a piece of cake. In addition, programming is not just all about coding; it is also about knowing how to plan your work, how to set deadlines, how to communicate with team members, how to use existing components, how to debug existing codes and fix issues, how to build secure systems, how to use the right tools, etc. All of this is covered in this book in a way that is easy for you to understand. Once you listen to this book to the end, you will become more confident and equipped with the knowledge necessary for success in this field. A career in computer programming is one of the most rewarding choices you will make in your life. The opportunities are endless and this book will give you the foundation you need. 

Below is a preview of what you’ll learn:

  • The importance of learning computer programming
  • Program structure
  • Variable declaration
  • Looping structures
  • Programming syntax
  • Algorithms in programming
  • Data structures
  • Hierarchy of programming languages
  • Characteristics of programming languages
  • Web programming
  • Factors to consider when choosing a programming language
  • Popular programming languages
  • Security in programming
  • And much more!
©2019 Alexander Bell (P)2019 Alexander Bell

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A Helpful Intro to the Basics

I learned a lot from this audio book. Computer programming is not as scary as I thought. I thank the author for making the content of this book simple. The narration is also good.

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This is a very useful and informative book

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A nice introduction to computer programming

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Chapter 9 was amazing

The author of this book is great. Listen to chapter 9 multiple times. It will give you strategies on how to debug your code, work smart, make estimates, communicate, planning etc.

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  • 09-29-19

This is a really easy to follow book

This is a really easy to follow, simple introduction to computer programming. It takes the mystery out of the process and helped me to see that anyone can be a computer programmer and more than that, helped me understand the benefits of it.

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  • 09-29-19

This was better than I expected.

The audio book was better than I expected. I believe it is worth the price. The chapters are easy to follow. Buy the kindle version as well if you can. It will make following the book even more easier.

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  • 09-29-19

I would recommend this book to anyone.

This computer programming audio book has helped me more than I imagined. I will share with others. The sound of this audio book is good and clear. Highly recommended.

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  • 09-29-19

A necessity for modern day programmers.

Technology changes rapidly. New technologies come and go. I like how this book is up to date with the latest.

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  • Joe
  • 09-20-19

A short concise listen.

I was okay with the material included but wished it had gone further into object orientation and functions.

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  • Taitorelicke
  • 09-20-19

This book is loaded with helpful information

This book is loaded with helpful information, tips and guides about computer programming that I need to know about. Alexander Bell is a fantastic author on this topic. I really enjoyed the book. Very informative, detailed and well guided.

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  • Billie
  • 09-20-19

This book offers the essentials

This book offers the essentials to begin computer programming. This is the best audio book on beginning computer programming I've found! I have recommended it to my friends and loved ones.

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  • GULA 1234
  • 09-20-19

Provides step by step instructions

It is very informative and a great audio-book for beginners, which I am - I found the tips useful. The techniques are laid out well, with step by step instructions and are easy to follow. I liked it.

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  • Pordhan
  • 09-20-19

Five Stars

I was given this audio-book as a gift and I am very impressed with how well-explained each concept is. This is the most useful book on computer programming for beginners that I have ever come across. I highly recommend!

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  • PLZ VOTE
  • 09-20-19

I have a passion for computer programming

I am an accountant and in my career I have worked with computer programmers. I always admire them and the things they build. Few years ago I decided that I was going to learn about programming as well. This book has given me a good start.