Introduction to Computers and Information Technology teaches essential computer technology concepts and skills. This text helps student build a concrete understanding of how computers work and how various types of computing devices and accessories are used in school, work, and at home.
The book consists of three principle sections:
Computing Fundamental explores hardware and software basics, input and output devices, storage, and operating systems.
Applications teaches introductory skills in word processing, spreadsheets, database,Â presentation programs, and mutlimedia.
Communications and Networks covers the latest in communications devices including smart phones and personal digital assistants as well as the network technology they run on.
Programming skills are indispensable in todayâs world, not just for computer science students, but also for anyone in any scientific or technical discipline. Introduction to Programming in Java, Second Edition, by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne is an accessible, interdisciplinary treatment that emphasizes important and engaging applications, not toy problems. The authors supply the tools needed for students and professionals to learn that programming is a natural, satisfying, and creative experience, and to become conversant with one of the worldâs most widely used languages.
This example-driven guide focuses on Javaâs most useful features and brings programming to life for every student in the sciences, engineering, and computer science.
Drawing on their extensive classroom experience, throughout the text the authors provide Q&As, exercises, and opportunities for creative engagement with the material. Together with the companion materials described below, this book empowers people to pursue a modern approach to teaching and learning programming.
Companion web site (introcs.cs.princeton.edu/java) contains
Companion studio-produced online videos (informit.com/sedgewick) are available for purchase and provide students and professionals with the opportunity to engage with the material at their own pace and give instructors the opportunity to spend their time with students helping them to succeed on assignments and exams.
Make the most of your new WindowsÂ® 10 notebook or desktop computerâwithout becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to get comfortable, get productive, get online, get started with social networking, make more connections, and have more fun! Even if youâve never used a Windows computer before, this book shows you how to do what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Computer basics have never, ever been this simple!
Who knew how simple using computers could be?
This is todayâs best beginnerâs guide to using your computer or tablet with the new Windows 10 operating systemâ¦simple, practical instructions for doing everything you really want to do!
Hereâs a small sample of what youâll learn:
This book is part of Queâs Content Update Program. As MicrosoftÂ® updates features of Windows, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. See inside for details
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