Find all the books, read about the author, and more. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. However, the basics are already pretty profound so get ready to focus and ponder. I didn't think it was going to work but the car started right up! Programmer who knows only High Level Languages 4. The power of jQuery selectors makes this just as easy as the CSS code. Ok, first of all - this is not a casual read if you are new to this topic. Please try your request again later. No matter what your level of technical savvy, CODE will charm you—and perhaps even awaken the technophile within. Paperback. Even though I knew about all the content I still gained so much because I never thought about it this way. Please try again. The book starts off by going straight to the heart of the title - explaining “what is code.” Charles Petzold has been writing about Windows programming for 25 years. 1 chapter, you will learn what are computers, what makes them special, and other facts and concepts about computers. Reviewed in the United States on February 3, 2018. Explora la mayor tienda de eBooks del mundo y empieza a leer hoy mismo en la Web, en tu tablet, en tu teléfono o en tu lector electrónico. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . A Windows Pioneer Award winner, Petzold is author of the classic Programming Windows, the widely acclaimed Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software, Programming Windows Phone 7, and more than a dozen other books.--This text refers to … It’s a cleverly illustrated and eminently comprehensible story—and along the way, you’ll discover you’ve gained a real context for understanding today’s world of PCs, digital media, and the Internet. You can buy this book if you belong to any of the below category 1. Despite the depth, I tried to make the trip as comfortable as possible. This book, on the other hand, concentrates on simple explanations of techniques that can be applied to real-world problems. I just finished reading Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software and will state unequivocally that this book is the most satisfying read I've experienced. The idea of … Charles Petzold wrote the classic Programming Windows®, which is currently in its fifth edition and one of the best-known and widely used programming books of all time. Interesting for those who want to know the nitty-gritty details of circuits and computers and why they work. I did need to read it more slowly than I do most other books, but the upshot was that I felt confident in my comprehension of the material before moving on to the next chapter. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I saw immediately that the cable wire attached to the battery was missing a few inches of electrical tape, leaving the copper exposed. Teaches you about computers in an entertaining way no other book has tried. It explains computers and computing in more usable terms than more technical books on the same subject because it focuses on history and scope rather than technical depth. There was a problem loading your book clubs. I told you it was simple! You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. I have not read it cover to cover yet.Code is a textbook that does not read like a textbook. [Charles Petzold] -- "What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? Petzold ... Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software. A Windows Pioneer Award winner, Petzold is author of the classic Programming Windows, the widely acclaimed Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software, Programming Windows Phone 7, and more than a dozen other books. Paperback. Okay, so I'm only 30 pages into this book but I'm hooked. Charles Petzold's latest book, Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software, crosses over into general-interest nonfiction from his usual programming... Free shipping over $10. Computer Basics. As a popular reading material about computer science, Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software is much more vivid, interesting and easy to understand, absorb than any other similar books. The paperback is worth every single penny thank you. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Thank you for such an awesome book! But without little drawings of trains carrying a cargo of zeros and ones. Is worth it! I loved it, but felt I needed to go back and re-read stuff that went over my head. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + No Import Fees Deposit & $11.63 Shipping to Germany. All we need to do is target the cells and use the addClassName function. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Reviewed in the United States on November 10, 2017. I started taking evening IT classes to get into a different career and ran into some issues in my A+ certification went they kept using volts, amperes and other terms that I only had a vague idea of what they meant. I ordered it together with The Annotated Turing, again by Petzold. It's a cleverly illustrated and eminently comprehensible story—and along the way, you'll discover you've gained a real context for understanding today's world of PCs, digital media, and the Internet. In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? So, while Code goes fairly deep into the workings of the computer (few other books show how computer processors actually work, for example), the pace is fairly relaxed. ‹ See all details for Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Mr. Petzold has a great writer's voice and a true talent for making a complicated subject fun to learn. This book is sort of the middle ground between a text book and a popular science book. This author created a strong interest in me for chemistry, which would of been real helpful years ago but oh well. Intersted to learn more about computer internals 3. Buy a cheap copy of Code: The Hidden Language of Computer... book by Charles Petzold. I cannot recommend this book enough. There's a problem loading this menu right now. What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? This review is based on the first eight chapters. It starts right from basics if you've never studied code before or like me want to understand how computers and it's programs work. The author does a remarkable job of explaining code, hardware, software, etc.--and how all these components interact--in a way that is personable and understandable, but without dumbing it down. What is code? After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software Charles Petzold Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, CODE shows us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other, culminating in today\u2019s digital technologies. No matter what your level of technical savvy, CODE will charm you—and perhaps even awaken the technophile within. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. It was marked as a best seller, but that doesn't mean much, especially when computer science is concerned. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Charles is an MVP for Client Application Development and the author of several other books including Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. 4.7 out of 5 stars 798.

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