Chapman and Hall/CRC
240 pages | 21 B/W Illus.
This book aims to capture the fundamentals of computer programming without tying the topic to any specific programming language. To the best of the authors’ knowledge there is no such book in the market.
Introduction to computers. Introduction to data and data types. Data storage and retrieval. Introduction to computer programs. Algorithms and flowcharts. Statements and assignment statements. Arithmetic, relational, and logical expressions. Control statements. Input statements. Output statements. Other statements. Error handling. Inter-program communication. Coding, debugging and performance tuning. Subroutines. Building and using libraries. Programming device drivers. Programming multi-language software. Programming languages and their evolution. Programming standards. Personal software process.