CS for All
by Christine Alvarado, et al.
Publisher: Harvey Mudd College 2013
Number of pages: 311
Our objective is to provide an introduction to computer science as an intellectually rich and vibrant field rather than focusing exclusively on computer programming. While programming is certainly an important and pervasive element of our approach, we emphasize concepts and problem-solving over syntax and programming language features.
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by Chris Bourke - University of Nebraska - Lincoln
A draft of text book for Computer Science I, covering CS1 topics in a generic manner using psuedocode with supplemental parts for specific languages. Computer Science is not programming. Programming is a necessary skill, but it is only the beginning.
by Ian Wienand - bottomupcs.com
Computer Science from the Bottom Up: a free, online book designed to teach computer science from the bottom end up. Topics covered include binary and binary logic, operating systems internals, toolchain fundamentals and system library fundamentals.
by Lawrence C Paulson - University of Cambridge
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