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Balanced Intro. to Computer Science

Balanced Intro. to Computer Science - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0136017226

Cover of Balanced Intro. to Computer Science 2ND 08 (ISBN 978-0136017226)
ISBN13: 978-0136017226
ISBN10: 0136017223
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 08
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Balanced Intro. to Computer Science - 2ND 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0136017226

David Reed

ISBN13: 978-0136017226
ISBN10: 0136017223
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 08
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This thoughtfully written volume uses the Internet as a central theme, studying its history, technology, and current use. Experimental problems use Web-based tools, enabling readers to learn programming fundamentals by developing their own interactive Web pages with HTML and JavaScript. Covers a broad range of topics balanced with programming depth in a hands-on, tutorial style. Uses revised HTML and JavaScript code throughout (updated to match current XHTML 1.0 and ECMA-262 standards, respectively). Introduces event-driven pages earlier. Updates statistics on the Internet/Web and computer specifications. Provides new material throughout on recent developments and new technologies. Appendices provide a useful reference for programmers.

Table of Contents

0.Introduction and Overview Balancing Breadth and Depth Text Goals Text Features Changes in the 2 nd Edition Advice for the Student Advice for the Instructor Acknowledgements

1.Computer Basics What is a Computer? Hardware Central Processing Unit (CPU) Memory Input/Output Devices (I/O) Software Operating Systems Internet and the Web Web Browsers and Servers Web Addresses Accessing Local Pages Looking Aheadhellip; Chapter Summary Review Questions References

2.HTML and Web Pages HTML Basics HTML Tags HTML Elements Document Formatting Text Spacing Headings and Alignment Font Formatting Hypertext and Multimedia Hyperlinks Images Lists Formatting Lists Tables Table Borders Table Alignment Making Pages Accessible Chapter Summary Supplemental Material and Exercises

3.The Internet and the World Wide Web History of the Internet ARPANet Growth and Privatization How the Internet Works Distributed Network Packet-Switching Internet Protocols: TCP/IP Domain Names History of the Web Hypertext and the Web The Web Goes Mainstream Web Growth How the Web Works HTML Web Protocol: HTTP Caching Chapter Summary Review Questions References Endnotes

4.JavaScript and Dynamic Web Pages Dynamic Web Pages Interaction via Assignments and Write Statements  

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