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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

The following topics are covered here:

Product Features
System Requirements
Microsoft Virtual Machine

What's in The Craft of Computer Programming?

  • Build a computer program from scratch
  • Apply the concepts that underlie every popular language
  • Create professional quality, low maintenance software
  • Write a user-friendly program that runs and runs well
  • Avoid common programming pitfalls
  • Use debugging technology for a nearly perfect program Know the five cardinal rules of debugging
  • Prevent unwanted side effects

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What features are contained in The Craft of Computer Programming?

  • Conveniently scroll through chapters (no forced page-by-page clicking)
  • Make custom bookmarks to mark areas for ready reference
  • Create your own annotations next to relevant text
  • Highlight key sections in yellow
  • Quickly locate information you need in the detailed, hyperlinked index
  • Access subjects easily in the expandable table of contents
  • Find definitions instantly by clicking on hyperlinked glossary word

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What are the system requirements for The Craft of Computer Programming?

90 MHz Intel Pentium processor or equivalent.

16 MB of RAM.

Video card capable of displaying at least 256 colors.

Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT
4.0, Windows 2000 or Windows XP operating system.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later. Click
here for a free download.

Microsoft Virtual Machine (enables Java applications to run on a PC). Click here for a free download. The Craft of Computer Programming installation procedure contains a check for the presence of the Microsoft Virtual Machine. It will instruct you to install this if it is missing.

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Where can I get a copy of the Microsoft Virtual Machine?

The Microsoft Virtual Machine enables Java applications to run on a PC and is required to run The Craft of Computer Programming. You may download the Microsoft Virtual Machine for free here.

The book's installation procedure contains a check for the presence of the Microsoft Virtual Machine. It will instruct you to install this if it is missing.

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