English | 2019 | ISBN: n/a | 164 Pages | PDF | 162 MB
You hold in your hands a gateway to the world of programming. In an era when the online world runs the world, the people that can code that world, rule it. Just take a few of the biggest online names in the world, from the creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg to the quartet that created Twitter, to Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin – they are all programmers.
But you don’t need to aim to create the next billion-pound startup to have a lust for learning to code. Coding can be fun and entertaining; it can open the gates to creating amazing projects used online by entire communities, down to small physical installations running at home on a Raspberry Pi; the only limit is your imagination. Coding Academy 2019 takes you through the fundamentals of learning to code, offers a hefty coding reference at the back, and helps you flex your new programming muscles with a host of practical Python projects, introducing the basics of database interactions and covering the cutting-edge languages of Erlang, Go, and Rust. Let’s get coding!