Some Programming Fundamentals

The goal of this chapter is to present enough information about programming so that you feel comfortable with the next section of the book, where we start to write some longer Dart programs, without becoming overwhelmed.

Code As Instructions

Think about your computer as the best servant that money can buy. A servant that can do anything you can imagine, as long as it does not involve anything in the physical world (unless your computer is a robot, of course). Unfortunately, your servant does not speak English. Rather, your servant speaks binary. Luckily, you have a translator, Dart, to help you get your ...

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