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Computers and Programming
  • Trim Size: 6 X 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816079501
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7950-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $34.95
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 07/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 004
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 176

Summary

Computer programmers and software developers are employed in nearly every industry in the United States. The computer systems design and related services industry is projected to be among the fastest-growing industries in the economy over the 2006 to 2016 period. Computer technology is constantly changing, and there is always demand for skilled, knowledgeable workers who can keep up with new programs, practices, and equipment. Because computer use is so pervasive, it is possible for programmers to find opportunities in almost any field of interest.

Computers and Programming covers all the ground professionals need to find the path to career success. Including handy tidbits of information and statistics, emerging industry trends, a breakdown of key jobs, and much more, this new guide also provides an overview and history of this industry. Written with an insider's perspective, this guide also includes a glossary of industry jargon and a directory of industry resources.

Specifications

Index. Box features. Resources.

About the Author(s)

Lisa McCoy has been a freelance writer and editor for more than 11 years. Her work covers a wide range of industries, but is focused primarily on technology and medicine. She coauthored the book Microsoft Office Word 2003 QuickSteps and was the editor of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002. Titles she has edited include ASP.NET at Work, Migrating to Visual Basic.NET, and Secrets of Rock Star Programmers. She was recently awarded an honorable mention in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest for a short story she wrote.

Reviews and Awards

"A valuable primer on researching a career path in information technology. Highly recommended."


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