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Programming the Ti-83 Plus/Ti-84 Plus
by Christopher R. Mitchell


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Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus is an example-filled, hands-on tutorial that introduces students, teachers, and professional users to programming with the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus graphing calculators.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Summary

Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus is an example-filled, hands-on tutorial that introduces students, teachers, and professional users to programming with the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus graphing calculators. This fun and easy-to-read book immediately immerses you in your first programs and guides you concept-by-concept, example-by-example. You'll learn to think like a programmer as you use the TI-BASIC language to design and write your own utilities, games, and math programs.

About the Technology

The TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus are more than just powerful graphing calculatorst--they are the perfect place to start learning to program. The TI-BASIC language is built in, so you have everything you need to create your own math and science programs, utilities--even games.

About the Book

Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus teaches universal programming concepts and makes it easy for students, teachers, and professionals to write programs for the world's most popular graphing calculators. This friendly tutorial guides you concept-by-concept, immediately immersing you in your first programs. It introduces TI-BASIC and z80 assembly, teaches you tricks to slim down and speed up your programs, and gives you a solid conceptual base to explore other programming languages.

This book is written for beginners--no programming backgroundis assumed.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

What's Inside
  • Works with all models of the TI-83, TI-83+, and TI-84+
  • Learn to think like a programmer
  • Learn concepts you can apply to any language
  • Advanced concepts such as hybrid BASIC and ASM
Table of Contents
    PART 1 GETTING STARTED WITH PROGRAMMING
  1. Diving into calculator programming
  2. Communication: basic input and output
  3. Conditionals and Boolean logic
  4. Control structures
  5. Theory interlude: problem solving and debugging
  6. PART 2 BECOMING A TI-BASIC MASTER
  7. Advanced input and events
  8. Pixels and the graphscreen
  9. Graphs, shapes, and points
  10. Manipulating numbers and data types
  11. PART 3 ADVANCED CONCEPTS; WHAT'S NEXT
  12. Optimizing TI-BASIC programs
  13. Using hybrid TI-BASIC libraries
  14. Introducing z80 assembly
  15. Now what? Expanding your programming horizons

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781617290770
  • ISBN-10: 1617290777
  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • Publish Date: September 2012
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.3 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Computers > Programming Languages - BASIC
Books > Computers > Calculators
Books > Computers > Programming - Games

 
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