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Author Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author.

Title What are programs and applications? / Patricia Harris.

Publication Info. New York : PowerKids Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 005.3 HAR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 24 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Series Spotlight on kids can code
Spotlight on kids can code.
Note Includes index.
Contents What are we using? -- Applications explained -- User interface and applications -- Apps vs. programs -- Device drivers and GUIs -- Programming software and application software -- There's anApp for that!? -- Creating game Apps with coding -- Text-based games -- Understanding the terms.
Summary When gamers want to play a video game, they don't have to write every line of code while doing so. In this book, readers learn why programs and applications, which are premade code bundled for easy use. Readers learn how programs and applications are created. An integral part of this process is learning how different sections of code can be packaged together. Many elementary readers already know how to use computer programs and applications, but what's behind that icon on the computer screen? This book uses manageable text and enlightening visuals to guide budding coders in discovering the answer.
Subject Application software -- Juvenile literature.
Computer programs -- Juvenile literature.
Application software.
Computer programs.
Computer software.
ISBN 9781508155126 (library bound book)
1508155127 (library bound book)
9781508155249 (paperback book)
1508155240 (paperback book)

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