PMI Publications, Wilmette IL 1983, 249 pages, appendices, some diagrams and programming samples throughout.
Condition: Very Good, 7x10 white paperbound cardstock covers, with red and black title on spine; some cover wear and corner creases, prev. owner's name inked out inside cover; binding is sound and tight, pages clean, unmarked.
Categories: 1980's computers and computing, Computer Science, Computers and Society, Databooks, Handbooks, Manuals, General microcomputer and Misc. manufacturers, Home Computers, Personal Computers, Human-Computer Interaction, Programming and Programming Languages, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Word Processing, Data Processing
Item DescriptionChapters cover computer basics; BASIC; statements, Remark REM; input, print and LET, store locations, copying and overwriting, complicated arithmetic; Talking to a Machine - print, goto, programming style etc; flowcharts; the New Media, strings, data recording servicd etc; Sound and Moving pictures; simulations and systems; The thinking machine; in control, creative arrays by the use of nested loops; Thing to come; Program design and operating systems; the Computer Industry; THe computer and society; more
A telecourse based on the television series called THE COMPUTER PROGRAMME which was created and producted by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)... this course will introduce you to the most important concepts in the world of computers and computing... The television series presented the basic concepts of microcomputers and their applications in clear, concise terms and showed the effects they had, and will continue to have, on all our lives. The course is designed to go beyond what is presented on television... (from the Introduction).