I've previously used a free online textbook, which got two kinds of feedback:
- Free is great.
- I didn't even look at it - I just googled everything.
Googling everything is actually great - it's something many programmers do, so it's a good skill to cultivate! But I do want you to go beyond just looking everything up on Stack Overflow and actually get into what it means, so:
> THE WIKI <
You will need a CS login before you can even see this wiki, so check out the first homework for directions on creating that account.
You will also need to create an account on the wiki in order to edit it, so that I can track who makes which edits - BECAUSE:
EDITING THE WIKI IS HOW YOU GET EXTRA CREDIT.
The amount of extra credit you get will scale with how much you edit the wiki (and the quality of those edits). Copy/pasting text from the internet and neglecting to cite the source means you forfeit all your extra credit - and remember, I have google too, so I'll be checking :P
We'll be using the same software as Wikipedia, so if you've ever edited a Wikipedia article, it works the same way. If you haven't, here are some resources to get you started: