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Banana Pro Blueprints by Tony Zhang, Ruediger Follmann

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Chapter 2. Programming Languages

This chapter deals with programming languages. A single chapter, of course, cannot replace complete books that are dedicated to certain programming languages. However, when compiling or executing programs from the Internet, basic knowledge of programming languages may help to debug functionality and finally get things working as expected.

In this chapter, some basic principles, such as remote connections and editors, are explained. Afterwards, you will learn something about shell programming. This programming will be required later, for example, within Chapter 5, A Multimedia Center.

Python is a scripting language, which is interpreted on the fly. You will learn the basics of Python and a data visualization example ...

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