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Just Enough C/C++ Programming by Guy W. Lecky-Thompson

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A program is a set of instructions that are human readable and are turned by a compiler into something that the computer can use to perform a set of tasks. The linker then takes the compiled version, combines it with any supporting functionality created by a third party, and produces a file that can be directly executed by a computer.

Each program comprises a set of instructions that specify somewhere to store temporary information, instructions to manipulate that information, and ways to display the result. In doing so, you can define your own functions, repeat steps one or more times, and perform data value comparisons to selectively execute code.

The act of producing a program that fulfills a specific task is called programming. In order ...

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