User:Whiteknight/Programming for Kids

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This outline was last edited on 2 December 2008. Last edit over 67 months ago. Please update.

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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[edit]

Target Audience
Wikijunior kids, who are familiar with computers, but not with programming.
Scope
Will cover a basic introduction to computer programming, variables, loops, "Hello world", whatever
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None

Preface[edit]

Table of Contents[edit]

  • Note for Parents and Teachers
  • Introduction

About Computers[edit]

  • Parts of Computers
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Memory and Storage
  • What is Programming?
  • Programming Languages
  • The Console

Perl[edit]

  • What is Perl?
  • How to get Perl
  • Basic Examples

Basic Printing[edit]

  • Printing
  • Strings and words
  • The Carriage Return

Variables[edit]

Arrays[edit]

Console Input[edit]

Math and Operations[edit]

Loops[edit]

  • Basic Counting

Resources[edit]

Existing Pages[edit]