Before You Begin

This section contains information you should review before using this book and instructions to ensure that your computer is set up properly to compile the example programs.

Font and Naming Conventions

We use fonts to distinguish between features, such as menu names, menu items, and other elements that appear in your IDE (Integrated Development Environment), such as Microsoft’s Visual Studio. Our convention is to emphasize IDE features in a sans-serif bold Helvetica font (for example, File menu) and to emphasize program text in a sans-serif Lucida font (for example, bool x = true;).

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