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Programming Like a Pro for Teens by Charles R. Hardnett

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

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Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration. As a result, genius is often a talented person who has simply done all of his homework.

 
 --Thomas Edison

You are starting a wonderful journey in which you will learn to do some special things with computers. Besides the computers used in homes, there are unseen computers used in cars, appliances, roadways, farms, and more. Societies around the world have a general fascination with computers because of the wonderful things they can do to make life easier—and the way they can sometimes make life more difficult. ...

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