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Do you know someone who wants to learn programming basics?

Ozren Harlovic
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Joined: Mar 13, 2011
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Hi everyone,
I'm looking for manuscript reviewers for two books for absolute beginners in programming. I don't think there are such among forum members, but maybe you have a family member or a friend who would be interested.

1. Programming with Scratch
The book can be used to teach the concepts of programming to upper-middle and high school students. It can also be used for an “introductory” programming course at the college level.
Practitioners may also be interested in this book. Scratch has millions of users worldwide and the number is constantly growing. Teachers who want to create engaging learning environments for their students will benefit from this book. The book also has extensive international market. Scratch has built-in support for many languages and is used by many users across the globe.
The book can also be used to teach programming concepts for non computer science majors. Instructors can select what chapters to include in their courses based on the learning objectives of these courses and the level of the students.


2. Hello World! 2nd Edition
Hello World! provides a gentle but thorough introduction to the world of computer programming. It's written in language a 12-year-old can follow, but anyone who wants to learn how to program a computer can use it. Even adults.
Though the concepts and ideas presented apply to any programming language, Hello World! uses the easy to learn Python programming language. Python is free, and is available for different platforms, including Windows, Linux, and Mac. Hello World! covers all the basic concepts of computer programming, including memory, looping, decisions, input and output, data structures, graphics, and many more. It then applies them to fun, interesting topics like computer graphics, game programming, and simulations.


The review is internal and it consists of reading available chapters, trying out source code examples and answering a list of questions from our editors. Reviewers will get a complimentary book copy and be acknowledged in the book when it gets published.
If you know someone who would participate, or need more information, post here or message/email me.


Thanks!

Ozren Harlovic
Review Editor
Manning Publications
www.manning.com

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