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Virtual & Augmented Reality For Dummies
Virtual & Augmented Reality For Dummies
by Paul Mealy

An easy-to-understand primer on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are driving the next technological revolution. If you want to get in on the action, this book helps you understand what these technologies are, their history, how they’re being used, and how they’ll affect consumers both personally and professionally in the very near future. With VR and AR poised to become mainstream within the next few years, an accessible book to br ...
Helping Kids with Coding For Dummies
Helping Kids with Coding For Dummies
by Camille McCue, Ph.D, Sarah Guthals, Ph.D

Help for grown-ups new to coding Getting a jump on learning how coding makes technology work is essential to prepare kids for the future. Unfortunately, many parents, teachers, and mentors didn't learn the unique logic and language of coding in school. Helping Kids with Coding For Dummies comes to the rescue. It breaks beginning coding into easy-to-understand language so you can help a child with coding homework, supplement an existing coding curriculum, or have fun learning with your favorite k ...
PHP, MySQL, & JavaScript All-in-One For Dummies
PHP, MySQL, & JavaScript All-in-One For Dummies
by Richard Blum

Explore the engine that drives the internet It takes a powerful suite of technologies to drive the most-visited websites in the world. PHP, mySQL, JavaScript, and other web-building languages serve as the foundation for application development and programming projects at all levels of the web.  Dig into this all-in-one book to get a grasp on these in-demand skills, and figure out how to apply them to become a professional web builder. You’ll get valuable information from seven handy b ...
R Projects For Dummies
R Projects For Dummies
by Joseph Schmuller

Make the most of R’s extensive toolset R Projects For Dummies offers a unique learn-by-doing approach. You will increase the depth and breadth of your R skillset by completing a wide variety of projects. By using R’s graphics, interactive, and machine learning tools, you’ll learn to apply R’s extensive capabilities in an array of scenarios. The depth of the project experience is unmatched by any other content online or in print. And you just might increase your statistics ...
Beginning Programming with Python For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Beginning Programming with Python For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by John Paul Mueller

The easy way to learn programming fundamentals with Python Python is a remarkably powerful and dynamic programming language that's used in a wide variety of application domains. Some of its key distinguishing features include a very clear, readable syntax, strong introspection capabilities, intuitive object orientation, and natural expression of procedural code. Plus, Python features full modularity, supporting hierarchical packages, exception-based error handling, and modules easily written in ...
C# 7.0 All-in-One For Dummies
C# 7.0 All-in-One For Dummies
by John Paul Mueller, Bill Sempf, Chuck Sphar

Sharpen your knowledge of C# C# know-how is a must if you want to be a professional Microsoft developer. It's also good to know a little C# if you're building tools for the web, mobile apps, or other development tasks. C# 7.0 All-in-One For Dummies offers a deep dive into C# for coders still learning the nuances of the valuable programming language. Pop it open to get an intro into coding with C#, how to design secure apps and databases, and even pointers on building web and mobile apps with C#. ...
Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 5th Edition
Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 5th Edition
by Barry A. Burd

Learn to speak the Java language like the pros Are you new to programming and have decided that Java is your language of choice? Are you a wanna-be programmer looking to learn the hottest lingo around? Look no further! Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 5th Edition is the easy-to-follow guide you'll want to keep in your back pocket as you work your way toward Java mastery! In plain English, it quickly and easily shows you what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces togethe ...
Java All-in-One For Dummies, 5th Edition
Java All-in-One For Dummies, 5th Edition
by Doug Lowe

Your one-stop guide to programming with Java If you've always wanted to program with Java but didn't know where to start, this will be the java-stained reference you'll turn to again and again. Fully updated for the JDK 9, this deep reference on the world's most popular programming language is the perfect starting point for building things with Java—and an invaluable ongoing reference as you continue to deepen your knowledge. Clocking in at over 900 pages, Java All-in-One For Dummies takes ...
Coding All-in-One For Dummies
Coding All-in-One For Dummies
by Nikhil Abraham

See all the things coding can accomplish The demand for people with coding know-how exceeds the number of people who understand the languages that power technology. Coding All-in-One For Dummies gives you an ideal place to start when you're ready to add this valuable asset to your professional repertoire. Whether you need to learn how coding works to build a web page or an application or see how coding drives the data revolution, this resource introduces the languages and processes you'll need t ...
Java For Dummies, 7th Edition
Java For Dummies, 7th Edition
by Barry A. Burd

A new edition of the bestselling guide to Java If you want to learn to speak the world’s most popular programming language like a native, Java For Dummies is your ideal companion. With a focus on reusing existing code, it quickly and easily shows you how to create basic Java objects, work with Java classes and methods, understand the value of variables, learn to control program flow with loops or decision-making statements, and so much more! Java is everywhere, runs on almost any computer, ...
Statistical Analysis with R For Dummies
Statistical Analysis with R For Dummies
by Joseph Schmuller

Understanding the world of R programming and analysis has never been easier Most guides to R, whether books or online, focus on R functions and procedures. But now, thanks to Statistical Analysis with R For Dummies, you have access to a trusted, easy-to-follow guide that focuses on the foundational statistical concepts that R addresses—as well as step-by-step guidance that shows you exactly how to implement them using R programming. People are becoming more aware of R every day as major in ...
Building a Mobile App: Design and Program Your Own App!
Building a Mobile App: Design and Program Your Own App!
by Sarah Guthals, Ph.D

Coding is cool, and these fun projects help you get started today! Building a Mobile App offers basic lessons in Android development, designed specifically for kids! Three fun projects walk you through basic coding skills using MIT's App Inventor—a free, online programming tool that uses a simple block style language that makes coding easy to learn. No long chapters to read, and no homework—just dive right in! You'll begin with a basic project that shows you how to make an app that w ...
Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Barry A. Burd

Develop the next killer Android App using Java programming! Android is everywhere! It runs more than half the smartphones in the U.S.—and Java makes it go. If you want to cash in on its popularity by learning to build Android apps with Java, all the easy-to-follow guidance you need to get started is at your fingertips. Inside, you'll learn the basics of Java and grasp how it works with Android; then, you'll go on to create your first real, working application. How cool is that? The demand ...
Predictive Analytics For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Predictive Analytics For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Dr. Anasse Bari, Mohamed Chaouchi, Tommy Jung

Use Big Data and technology to uncover real-world insights You don't need a time machine to predict the future. All it takes is a little knowledge and know-how, and Predictive Analytics For Dummies gets you there fast. With the help of this friendly guide, you'll discover the core of predictive analytics and get started putting it to use with readily available tools to collect and analyze data. In no time, you'll learn how to incorporate algorithms through data models, identify similarities and ...
Writing Computer Code: Learn the Language of Computers!
Writing Computer Code: Learn the Language of Computers!
by Chris Minnick, Eva Holland

A technology book for kids! Learning how to code can be like learning a foreign language.This book serves as an excellent guide to help you start writing in the odd-looking languages that make the web work. Follow simple steps as you work with real code to build your own web robots. Create your robot—write code that builds your robot's body and structure Give your bot some style—add code lines that customize your robot's color and shape Get your robot moving—finish off your robot ...
Coding For Dummies
Coding For Dummies
by Nikhil Abraham

Coding For Dummies, (9781119293323) was previously published as Coding For Dummies, (9781118951309). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Hands-on exercises help you learn to code like a pro No coding experience is required for Coding For Dummies, your one-stop guide to building a foundation of knowledge in writing computer code for web, application, and software development ...
Machine Learning For Dummies
Machine Learning For Dummies
by John Paul Mueller, Luca Massaron

Your no-nonsense guide to making sense of machine learning Machine learning can be a mind-boggling concept for the masses, but those who are in the trenches of computer programming know just how invaluable it is. Without machine learning, fraud detection, web search results, real-time ads on web pages, credit scoring, automation, and email spam filtering wouldn't be possible, and this is only showcasing just a few of its capabilities. Written by two data science experts, Machine Learning For Dum ...
Designing Digital Games: Create Games with Scratch!
Designing Digital Games: Create Games with Scratch!
by Derek Breen

The easy way for kids to get started with video game design Is your youngster a designer at heart? Read on! Designing Digital Games helps children apply their design skills to video game design using Scratch—and this book! Introducing simple programming concepts over the course of three easy-to-follow projects, it shows your child how to use the free Scratch platform to create a video game from the ground up. An extension of the trusted For Dummies brand, this juvenile book has a focus on ...
Creating Digital Animations: Animate Stories with Scratch!
Creating Digital Animations: Animate Stories with Scratch!
by Derek Breen

The easy way to start animating today! Creating Digital Animations is your ticket to learning animation! Learn how to animate your very own characters using Scratch—the free multimedia tool that lets you create interactive stories, games, and animations. Designed specifically for kids aged seven and up, this easy-to-follow, full-color guide introduces you to important game design concepts through three simple projects. Step-by-step instructions walk you through the four major phases of ani ...
Ruby For Kids For Dummies
Ruby For Kids For Dummies
by Christopher Haupt

The fun way to introduce coding with Ruby to kids If you don't have the chance to take coding classes at school or in camp—or if you just want to learn on your own—Ruby For Kids gears you up to expand your technology skills and learn this popular programming language. Written in a way that's easy to follow—and keeping the super tech-heavy stuff to a minimum—it quickly and easily shows you how to use Ruby to create web and mobile applications with no experience required. R ...

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