User:Whiteknight/Programming for Kids
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This book is going to be an introduction to computer programming with a focus on Perl (possibly Perl 6).
The Plan 
- Target Audience
- Wikijunior kids, who are familiar with computers, but not with programming.
- Will cover a basic introduction to computer programming, variables, loops, "Hello world", whatever
Table of Contents 
- Note for Parents and Teachers
About Computers 
- Parts of Computers
- Input and Output Devices
- Memory and Storage
- What is Programming?
- Programming Languages
- The Console
- What is Perl?
- How to get Perl
- Basic Examples
Basic Printing 
- Strings and words
- The Carriage Return
Console Input 
Math and Operations 
- Basic Counting