The Self-Taught Computer Scientist is Cory Althoff’s follow-up to The Self-Taught Programmer, which inspired hundreds of thousands of professionals to learn how to program outside of school.
In The Self-Taught Programmer, Cory showed readers why you don’t need a computer science degree to program professionally and taught the programming fundamentals he used to go from a complete beginner to a software engineer at eBay without one.
In The Self-Taught Computer Scientist, Cory teaches you the computer science concepts that all self-taught programmers should understand to have outstanding careers. The Self-Taught Computer Scientist will not only make you a better programmer; it will also help you pass your technical interview: the interview all programmers have to pass to land a new job.
Whether you are preparing to apply for jobs or sharpen your computer science knowledge, reading The Self-Taught Computer Scientist will improve your programming career. It’s written for complete beginners, so you should have no problem reading it even if you’ve never studied computer science before.