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DK Findout! Coding
by DK


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Increase your computer-coding knowledge with this children's book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges--from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK's free online resource for kids.

Did you know that more than 11 million Raspberry Pis have been sold since 2012?  Read more...


 
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Overview

Increase your computer-coding knowledge with this children's book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges--from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK's free online resource for kids.

Did you know that more than 11 million Raspberry Pis have been sold since 2012? Or that the first computer virus created outside of a lab was written by a 15-year-old? Find out why

Perfect for young coders and gamers who want a highly visual STEM book to increase their programming know-how, DK findout Coding is a reference book that's sure to inspire. Inside, author James Floyd Kelly breaks down what coding is and why it's so important.

With this DK findout book, you will:

- Explore the codes that are all around us, from traffic lights and vending machines to calculators and cars
- Read about key coders in history, such as Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, and Steve Jobs
- Discover the Enigma code and how Alan Turing worked to break it during World War II
- See how coders create apps, games, and computer programs using different coding languages, such as Python and Scratch
- Hear from real-life experts Jeff Atwood and Kiki Prottsman what it's like to be a computer scientist today
- Fold out the cover for a coding quiz and timeline
- and find out much, much more

The DK findout series of kids books helps children become experts on their favorite nonfiction subjects, from dinosaurs and ancient civilizations to space, coding, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about coding--and everything else--at www.dkfindout.com, the award-winning free educational website.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781465462336
  • ISBN-10: 1465462333
  • Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Publish Date: July 2017
  • Page Count: 64
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 7.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds

Series: DK Find Out!

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