Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus is an example-filled, hands-on tutorial that introduces students, teachers, and professional users to programming with the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus graphing calculators. This fun and easy-to-read book immediately immerses you in your first programs and guides you concept-by-concept, example-by-example. You'll learn to think like a programmer as you use the TI-BASIC language to design and write your own utilities, games, and math programs.About the Technology
The TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus are more than just powerful graphing calculatorst—they are the perfect place to start learning to program. The TI-BASIC language is built in, so you have everything you need to create your own math and science programs, utilities—even games.About the Book
Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus teaches universal programming concepts and makes it easy for students, teachers, and professionals to write programs for the world's most popular graphing calculators. This friendly tutorial guides you concept-by-concept, immediately immersing you in your first programs. It introduces TI-BASIC and z80 assembly, teaches you tricks to slim down and speed up your programs, and gives you a solid conceptual base to explore other programming languages.
This book is written for beginners—no programming background is assumed.
Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.What's InsideWorks with all models of the TI-83, TI-83+, and TI-84+ Learn to think like a programmer Learn concepts you can apply to any language Advanced concepts such as hybrid BASIC and ASMTable of ContentsPART 1 GETTING STARTED WITH PROGRAMMING Diving into calculator programming Communication: basic input and output Conditionals and Boolean logic Control structures Theory interlude: problem solving and debugging PART 2 BECOMING A TI-BASIC MASTER Advanced input and events Pixels and the graphscreen Graphs, shapes, and points Manipulating numbers and data types PART 3 ADVANCED CONCEPTS; WHAT'S NEXT Optimizing TI-BASIC programs Using hybrid TI-BASIC libraries Introducing z80 assembly Now what Expanding your programming horizons