Computing and Coding in the Real World

Computing and Coding in the Real World

Book - 2018
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Coding is all around us in the real world if you know where to look. This informative book shows young readers how machines such as scanners at the grocery store use coding, and how they connect to databases for inventory and for payment. Easy-to-follow text breaks down "IF, THEN" statements and other rules of coding that make things such as light sensors on street lights and 3-D printers work.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Crabtree Publishing,, 2018.
ISBN: 9780778736325
9780778736219
Characteristics: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Computing all around us
Input and output
All about algorithms
Real-world algorithms
Sensors
Coding decisions
In control
Barcodes and stock control
Where am I?
Money matters
Working with robots
3D printing
The internet of things.
Summary: Coding is all around us in the real world if you know where to look. This informative book shows young readers how machines such as scanners at the grocery store use coding, and how they connect to databases for inventory and for payment. Easy-to-follow text breaks down "IF, THEN" statements and other rules of coding that make things such as light sensors on street lights and 3-D printers work.

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