Why you need to know computer science
It’s a big year for computer science and we’re thrilled to bring you our picks for the top five books and courses in the field, as well as a few other gems worth your time.
First up is a fantastic primer for anyone interested in the subject: Why You Need to Know Computer Science.
It’s filled with resources, useful information, and a fun interactive demo that will make you want to learn more.
It also offers an excellent explanation of the fundamental concepts behind computer science.
And of course, it’s free!
We highly recommend it.
Read next: What to do if you’re worried about being sued over your computer usage article We also want to highlight another fantastic resource: Programming for Business with Code: A Guide to the Code Behind the Code.
Written by computer science professor Brian Goetz, this guide goes into a lot more detail about how programmers and programmers do work than the previous two guides.
The main takeaway is that coding is more than just programming: it’s also about designing, writing, and debugging code.
The author goes into depth about how programming actually works and how it’s useful for both business and personal development.
The guide also provides detailed examples of how programmers work.
This book is one of our favorites and will definitely get you thinking about programming, programming, and more programming.
Read the full Polygon review here.