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Old 4th July 2019, 05:00 PM   #1
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Best eBooks about Programming and Computers

Hello.

Interrested by Computer and Progamming, I was asking which ones are the best on eBooks.

Thanks a lot.
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Old 4th July 2019, 09:41 PM   #2
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I think before anyone can attempt to answer that question you will need to be more specific. Anything area within computers and programming? Is your first language English? What are you hoping to achieve?
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Old 4th July 2019, 10:46 PM   #3
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I came across the Home and Learn site a little while ago. My knowledge of programming is ever so slightly better than next to zero, so I have no idea how useful the site is. https://www.homeandlearn.uk/index.html

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Old 5th July 2019, 05:00 AM   #4
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Fill your boots up.

https://github.com/EbookFoundation/f...-books.md#java


Started as a question on Stackoverflow and is now a curated list.



This has some good resources as well though I've only skimmed the java book
https://goalkicker.com/




eta; Good starting point. First year CS material with C#. Useful language to know
http://www.csharpcourse.com/
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Old 5th July 2019, 01:11 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by rjh01 View Post
I think before anyone can attempt to answer that question you will need to be more specific. Anything area within computers and programming? Is your first language English? What are you hoping to achieve?
I am a Frenchwoman... I want the covert the base like the composants of computers.

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Old 6th July 2019, 08:34 AM   #6
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Sounds like your English may not be up to the task. You may get better responses from French speakers; I believe there are a few here.

One of the questions you'll be asked is "which programming language", which was alluded to by Wudang above. If you use Microsoft Windows, C# may be a good starting point; fairly easy to get into. There are some issues with using it outside of Windows, and it won't work at all if you want to do things for iPhone/iPad or Android devices, but otherwise it's probably not an unreasonable way to start with professional-style programming. EDIT: That's the http://www.csharpcourse.com/ Wudang mentions.
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Old 7th July 2019, 07:17 AM   #7
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I am told that python is a good learning language in that it teaches good habits. It's what my daughter is learning at school and I keep meaning to learn it myself but after the 14th language I think I need to forget a language to learn a new one.
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That's true; Python is probably more accessible than C#. It certainly doesn't require as large a download to get started, and some of the ways it works makes it simpler to use.

It's weakly typed, though, as I understand it, which may lead novices into habits or misunderstandings that cause trouble when (if) they switch to strongly typed languages.
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Originally Posted by Wudang View Post
Fill your boots up.

https://github.com/EbookFoundation/f...-books.md#java


Started as a question on Stackoverflow and is now a curated list.



This has some good resources as well though I've only skimmed the java book
https://goalkicker.com/






eta; Good starting point. First year CS material with C#. Useful language to know
http://www.csharpcourse.com/
Humble Bundle have many (far too many now, IMO) programming & designing book bundles turning up, they're worth keeping an eye on if that's your thing
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Old 11th July 2019, 06:14 PM   #10
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Thanks a lot ! I will check that !

Thanks to all of you, seem I have times to understand better what are programming and computer.
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