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Believing oneself to be perfect is often the sign of a delusional mind.
—Lieutenant Commander Data
In this chapter:
–Variables: What are they?
–Declaring and initializing variables
–Common uses for variables
–Variables you get “for free” in Processing (a.k.a. built-in variables)
–Using random values for variables
4-1 What is a variable?
I admit it. When I teach programming, I launch into a diatribe of analogies in an attempt to explain the concept of a variable in an intuitive manner. On any given day, I might say, “A variable is like a bucket.” You put something ...
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