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Introduction to the Art of Programming Using Scala by Mark C. Lewis

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Chapter 36

Wrapping Up

We have reached the end of our tour of programming. While this book has covered a good number of different topics, this is only a basic introduction to programming, which is but a stepping-stone into the field of Computer Science. The goal of this book was to lay a foundation that you can build on going forward. Now it is your job to continue the construction process.

36.1 What You Have Learned

The early parts of this book focused primarily on basic constructs used to tell a computer how to do things. You learned the use of conditional logic and looping constructs that could be put around simple sequential commands to express actions that you wanted to have the machine carry out. You learned how to break problems into pieces. ...

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