Free Programming e-books

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I haven't had time to look at this in any detail as the list is quite extensive.

The books cover all major programming languages: Ada, Assembly, Basic, C, C#, C++, CGI, JavaScript, Perl, Delphi, Pascal, Haskell, Java, Lisp, PHP, Prolog, Python, Ruby, as well as some other languages, game programming, and software engineering.

Here we go!
 

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quite an interesting set of books. That is an excellent resource for me. Thanks.:biggrin:
 
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Do their ebooks work on kindle? :)
 
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What programming language would you recommend for physics students?
 
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wow! huge collection! :smile:
 
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WOW! Thank you so much!
 
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What programming language would you recommend for physics students?
Fortran. It is an easy language to learn and relatively simple to implement a logical reasoning.

Thanks for the link
 
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What programming language would you recomend for a math student who has no programming language whatsoever ???
 
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What programming language would you recommend for physics students?
im currently doing a specialist in physic and its application. it is part of my program requirement that i take python.

i think its useful for a phyisc student//
 
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This seems almost too good to be true! Is there an easier way to download them than saving the HTML?
 
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Brown Arrow's suggestion of python is a good one. Another good choice is ruby. In a way it doesn't matter too much what you use for your first programming language, as along as it's nonproprietary (i.e., avoid things like VB.NET). Picking up the syntax of a language is no big deal. The big deal is learning the language-independent concepts and skills like debugging, data structures, modularization, ...The only reason I would not second foutoc's suggestion of fortran is that fortran is a very old language that's saddled with a lot of historically unfortunate choices.
 
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Can one learn C as a programming language with no background in programming (and is it one of the harder choices)? I'm looking for something to do over the summer, and beefing up my programming skills is high on the list.
 
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Can one learn C as a programming language with no background in programming (and is it one of the harder choices)? I'm looking for something to do over the summer, and beefing up my programming skills is high on the list.
I think C is one of the better choices. It's simple, and used in a ton of places. C++ also works, that's the first proper programming language I learned. There's tons of resources available. If you send me a PM I can give you links to the ones I have bookmarked.
 
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Can one learn C as a programming language with no background in programming (and is it one of the harder choices)? I'm looking for something to do over the summer, and beefing up my programming skills is high on the list.
C is not hard at all, and can be an excellent first language. I'd suggest not learning C++ as first language, because it's a gigantic hodgepodge designed by a committee.
 
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C is not hard at all, and can be an excellent first language. I'd suggest not learning C++ as first language, because it's a gigantic hodgepodge designed by a committee.
A horrible committee.
 
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have you checked en.wikibooks.org ??
 
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Wow, so many books on the list. Could someone recommend me a book from the list that is an introduction to python?
 
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i want videos on computer science lectures
 
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i need lectures on computers science.
 
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i need lectures on computers science.
Look up MIT's free lectures on youtube. They have tons of recorded lectures on a wide range of subjects.
 
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Thanks a lot.
 
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Can be a little more tips
 
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Cheers
 

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