Learn the skills which are completely non-existent in
today's college courses.
Logic simply isn't taught anymore, Pascal is taught in
what was the logic class - if they have any class at all
devoted to it. The result of such a curriculum is that new
college grads are simply unemployable in today's market.
This book is designed to correct that problem.
What You'll Learn from the Book
The fundamentals of flowcharting
The fundamentals of pseudocode
The Leaping Lynn search algorithm
Insertion Sort concept and usage
"This particular book, one of three in the series, isn't
about writing actual programs but about laying down the
foundation in logic. The writer covers flowcharting,
pseudocoding, logic, application design, problem solving,
program logic, application logic, systems design logic,
the importance of specification writing, interesting
historical insights (the writer brings TWO DECADES of
experience in the industry), why logic enables you to
become an accomplished programmer, data types, searching
and sorting, ordering, relational databases, Surviving The
Fire, career tips, and more."
ETA Online Review
"Hughes? familiar style permeates the book. His wit and
humor make for interesting reading of what could be bone
dry material. His decades of experience shine through,
leaving readers thankful and wishing he were a college
professor at their local university."
Heather Froeschl, Book
"Your books are well written and I've just ordered a copy
of this one for my department. Thanks for your efforts."
Neil Rieck, Developer
Along with the basics of flowcharting and pseudocode, "The
Minimum You Need to Know about Logic to Work in IT"
provides a basic understanding of fundamental data types,
common sorts and searches, the importance of decision
order, linked lists, using a hash, and the basics of
relational databases. It's chapter on "Knowing What
Questions to Ask" provides a glimpse into the situations
IT professionals may encounter and the importance of
asking questions, understanding what the user requires,
and most importantly ensuring that what they are asking
for is legal!