Marijn Haverbeke is a programming language enthusiast and polyglot. He's worked his way from trivial BASIC games on the Commodore, through a C++ phase, to the present where he mostly hacks on database systems and web APIs in dynamic languages. He created and maintains several popular open source projects.
It is a very easy to read and understand book, even for beginners.
Although EJ does not follow a stepwise evolution of programming from here, it makes sure to lay the foundation for everything taught along the way.
The book had a surprising ending. I was reading along, reached the end, and I was surprised. I was ready to learn more. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Doug Burger
Extremely misleading title.
THIS BOOK IS NOT FOR BEGINNERS.
The subtitle, "A Modern Introduction to Programming" may be a bit misleading for some. While it is indeed a "Modern Introduction," I would not quite call this an introduction meant... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Philip
I bought this book because it was recommend by a coding school I'm trying to get into. I figured it would be a good beginners book because of that and bought it and dived in. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dustin Z Sinkey
I'm new to programming. Let me be VERY specific, where others have been less so, so that if you are in my boat you might better judge whether this book will suit your purposes. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dan Freedman
Very easy to read even if you are not familiar with web development. Funny examples make these book definitely worth reading.Published 4 months ago by Igor