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Learn to Program with Small Basic : An Introduction to Programming with Games, Art, Science, and Math
by Majed Marji and Ed Price




Overview -
Small Basic is a free, beginner-friendly programming language created by Microsoft. Inspired by BASIC, which introduced programming to millions of first-time PC owners in the 1970s and 1980s, Small Basic is a modern language that makes coding simple and fun.

Learn to Program with Small Basic introduces you to the empowering world of programming. You'll master the basics with simple activities like displaying messages and drawing colorful pictures, and then work your way up to programming games Learn how to:
-Program your computer to greet you by name
-Make a game of rock-paper-scissors using If/Else statements
-Create an interactive treasure map using arrays
-Draw intricate geometric patterns with just a few lines of code
-Simplify complex programs by breaking them into bite-sized subroutines

You'll also learn to command a turtle to draw shapes, create magical moving text, solve math problems quickly, help a knight slay a dragon, and more

Each chapter ends with creative coding challenges so you can take your skills to the next level. Learn to Program with Small Basic is the perfect place to start your computer science journey.

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Overview

Small Basic is a free, beginner-friendly programming language created by Microsoft. Inspired by BASIC, which introduced programming to millions of first-time PC owners in the 1970s and 1980s, Small Basic is a modern language that makes coding simple and fun.

Learn to Program with Small Basic introduces you to the empowering world of programming. You'll master the basics with simple activities like displaying messages and drawing colorful pictures, and then work your way up to programming games Learn how to:
-Program your computer to greet you by name
-Make a game of rock-paper-scissors using If/Else statements
-Create an interactive treasure map using arrays
-Draw intricate geometric patterns with just a few lines of code
-Simplify complex programs by breaking them into bite-sized subroutines

You'll also learn to command a turtle to draw shapes, create magical moving text, solve math problems quickly, help a knight slay a dragon, and more

Each chapter ends with creative coding challenges so you can take your skills to the next level. Learn to Program with Small Basic is the perfect place to start your computer science journey.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781593277024
  • ISBN-10: 1593277024
  • Publisher: No Starch Press
  • Publish Date: April 2016
  • Page Count: 344
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 7 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds


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