The following topics are covered here:
Microsoft Virtual Machine
What's in The Craft of Computer
Build a computer program from scratch
the concepts that underlie every popular language
Create professional quality, low maintenance
Write a user-friendly program that runs and runs
Avoid common programming pitfalls
Use debugging technology for a nearly perfect
program Know the five cardinal rules of debugging
Prevent unwanted side effects
features are contained in The Craft of Computer
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What are the
system requirements for The Craft of Computer
Intel® Pentium® processor or equivalent.
16 MB of RAM.
Video card capable of displaying at least
Windows® 98, Windows
Me, Windows NT®
4.0, Windows 2000 or Windows XP operating system.
Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5.0 or
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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.
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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