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'A' Level Information Technology - very respectable

Advantages: Nice layout
Disadvantages: Sometimes waffles on a bit

Being a student I probably use this book more frequently than teachers do and so I believe I am more able to write a 'real' review. This 370-page book aims to cover all aspects of the A-level IT course. The book is presented well with short paragraphs an ...

gregrobson 05.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of A Level Textbooks: A Level Computing - P.M. Heathcote

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A teachers best friend

Advantages: Explains things simply
Disadvantages: Not everything in the book is on the course

...Having just completed my first year of A level computing i could not have done it without this book. This is not sayin that the course can not be completed without this book just that my teacher was totally dependant on it. I completed my course (and ...

leighton_87 30.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of A Level Textbooks: A Level Computing - P.M. Heathcote

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Does it compute

Advantages: Gets you through the course
Disadvantages: A lot of information you dont need.

I am currently studying A level computing and using this book to study from. It is a well structured book with all the different topics in well ordered chapters and sections. It comprises the whole AQA course from AS to A-level. The language used is ve ...

davemhowe 21.11.2002 · Read full review
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Review of A Level Textbooks: A Level Computing - P.M. Heathcote

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Get With The Program

Advantages: Excellent guide to writing good code
Disadvantages: Case studies are tough to follow; very Java centric

I recently had a sudden and unexpected attack of motivation to learn stuff which manifested itself in the form of a newly purchased Safari Books subscription. Obviously with summer upon us the thing to do is invest money in something which requires time ...

Kordor 04.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship - Robert C. Martin

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Recommended reading for the MFC intermediate

Advantages: Fosters an inquisitive mind and provides fascinating insights
Disadvantages: Its age means it's missing more recent additions to MFC

...Do you want to change the behaviour of some default MFC code, but don't want maintenance headaches? This could be the book for you. MFC Internals provides a fascinating insight into how many aspects of the MFC library actually work. Especially useful are ...

malross 05.09.2000 · Read full review

Review of MFC Internals: Inside the Microsoft Foundation Architecture - Scot Wingo

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