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Beginning Programming

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Kathie Kingsley-Hughes
ISBN: 978-0-7645-8406-0
479 pages
April 2005
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ChapterPageDetailsDatePrint Run
Missing answers to the "Quick Questions"
See the download page for the file containing the answers.
2 22 Error in Text
"PHP (Perl Hypertext Processor)"
should be:
"PHP (PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor)"
56 Error in Binary
under the sentence "Add zeros to the left-hand side...."
the binary readout:

Should be:
67 Error in Text
for the "Or" Logical Operator. In the "In English" statement, the "x is equal to 5, and y is equal to 5." Should be: In the "In English" statement, the "x is equal to 6, or y is equal to 5."
94 Wrong File Path
It is shown that the two cfg files should be saved in:

The compiler will not work if they are saved there. It cannot find the include files. You need to save the files in
133 This page has duplicate sections
There is a listing twice on the page and the code is repeated as well. It begins with "That's simple".
167-168 Incorrect ASCII values
In the ASCII table the characters corresponding to some of the ASCII values are incorrect. The correct values are:

ASCII      Character
--------    -------------
97              a
103            g
109            m
115            s
121            y
177-178 Answer for code sample 6
The provided downloadable answers do not include an answer for code sample 6, only questions 1 to 5:

1 - 13
2 - 10
3 - No
4 - Yes
5 - An integer greater than 14

So...the answer for Q6 on page 178 should be:

6 - An integer greater than 12
204 Error in Text
Figure 8-21

error the phrase "The answer is" doesn't exist in the code
204 Text Error in Code
cout << "Tempperature Converter" << endl;

Should be:

cout << "Temperature Converter" << endl;
205 Hightlight New Line
cout << "Enter conversion type." << endl;

This line of code should be highlighted because it is also new as the two below it.