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Author Bedell, J. M. (Jane M.), author.

Title So, you want to be a coder? : the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more! / Jane (J.M.) Bedell.

Publication Info. New York : Aladdin ; Hillsboro, Oregon : Beyond Words, 2016.
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 005.1 BED    AVAILABLE
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Description 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Be what you want series.
Audience Ages 10-12.
Note Ages 10-12.
Audience Grades 4 to 6.
Note Grades 4 to 6.
Summary "Don't just buy a new video game, make one! Don't just download the latest app, help design it! Don't just play on your phone. Program it." --President Obama Behind the screen of your phone, tablet, computer, or game console lies a secret language that makes it all work. Computer code has become as integral to our daily lives and reading and writing, even if you didn't know it. Now it's time to plug in and start creating the same technology you're consuming. Plus, it's one of the fastest growing industries in the world! Covering everything from navigating the maze of computer languages to writing code for games to cyber security and artificial intelligence, So, You Want to Be a Coder? debugs the secrets behind a career in the diverse and state-of-the-art industry of working with computer code. In addition to tips and interviews from professionals in the industry, So, You Want to Be a Coder? includes inspiring stories from kids who are writing code now! Plus, activities, a glossary, and resources put you on the path to a fun and rewarding career with computer code today!"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Entering a coding career -- Getting a coding education -- Looking at the languages -- Writing code -- Systems and application coders -- Mainframe, embedded software, and firmware coders -- Video games and animation -- Website coders -- Artificial intelligence and robots -- Cybersecurity coders.
Audience 1070L Lexile
Note 1070L Lexile
Subject Computer programming -- Juvenile literature.
Computer programming -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature.
Programming languages (Electronic computers) -- Juvenile literature.
Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature.
Programming languages (Computers) -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title <the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more!/>
ISBN 9781582705798 (pbk.)
9781582705804 (hardcover)
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