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Beginning Java 8 Fundamentals: Language Syntax, Arrays, Data Types, Objects, and Regular Expressions by Kishori Sharan

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CHAPTER 1

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Programming Concepts

In this chapter, you will learn

  • The general concept of programming
  • Different components of programming
  • Major programming paradigms
  • The object-oriented paradigm and how it is used in Java

What Is Programming?

The term “programming” is used in many contexts. We will discuss its meaning in the context of human-to-computer interaction. In the simplest terms, programming is the way of writing a sequence of instructions to tell a computer to perform a specific task. The sequence of instructions for a computer is known as a program. A set of well-defined notations is used to write a program. The set of notations used ...

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