Learn to Program with Scratch (No Starch Press)
Sunday, 23 February 2014

Scratch is a language traditionally reserved for teaching kids how to code using visual blocks instead of typed commands. However, this surprisingly powerful programming language can make computer science approachable for anyone. Majed Marji highlights the unexpected power of this simple but fun language as readers learn how to code without getting in over their heads.

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Author: Majed Marji
Publisher: No Starch Press
Date: February 24, 2013
Pages: 312
ISBN: 978-1593275433

 

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Learning Android

Author: Marko Gargenta
Publisher: O'Reilly, 2011
Pages: 268
ISBN: 978-1449390501
Aimed at: Java programmers
Rating: 4.5
Pros: Good explanation
Cons: Based on a single large example
Reviewed by: Harry Fairhead

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Author: Sean McManus
Publisher: Easy Steps, 5th Ed, 2011
Pages: 240
ISBN: 978-1840783803
Aimed at: General audience
Rating: 3.5
Pros: Covers many topics
Cons: In general only skims the surface
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