Computer Science I
by Chris Bourke
Publisher: University of Nebraska - Lincoln 2017
Number of pages: 643
A draft of text book for Computer Science I, covering CS1 topics in a generic manner using psuedocode with supplemental parts for specific languages (including Java, C, and PHP currently). Computer Science is not programming. Programming is a necessary skill, but it is only the beginning. This book is intended to get you started on your journey.
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