Get Ahead in Computing explores the exhilarating world of information technology. Amazing Applications and Perfect Programs is an essential introduction to the applications that are crucial in today's digital world.
Amazing Applications and Perfect Programs explores operating systems, computer programs, sorting and storing files, databases, and the programs that allow users to have fun with words, pictures and sounds. The computers that are used in schools, homes and businesses around the world rely on computer programs. Learn about the amazing variety of these programs today and how they can be used from everything from the most complicated finances to simple word processing. Exercises teach key skills such as word processing, creating documents and using databases.
Stretch Yourself features give practical activities for readers to try. These 'try at home' examples help reinforce learning and are not linked to specific software or operating systems.
True Story features give real-world anecdotes from the world of information technology.
Computer Hero features look at the forerunners of digital technology that have paved the way for scientists today.
Get Ahead in Computing explores the world of information technology from the inside out, breaking down this new curriculum subject into four titles covering key topics: computer science, algorithms & coding, applications & programs, and computer networks.
Ideal for young readers starting the new Computing curriculum subject in school.
Other titles in the Get Ahead in Computing series" Awesome Algorithms & Creative Coding, Amazing Applications & Perfect Programs, and Computer Networks.