2. What is programming?

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What you will learn

In this chapter, you'll work with more C# programs. But before you do, we’re going to take on some detective work and discover what makes a programmer and what a computer really does.

What makes a programmer?

Computers as data processors

Data and information

What you have learned

What makes a programmer?

If you have not programmed before, don’t worry. Programming is not rocket science—it is, well, programming. The hard part about learning to program is that you get hit at the start with a lot of ideas and concepts, and this can be confusing.

However, if you think that learning to program sounds like ...

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