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Visual C#® 2012: How to Program, Fifth Edition by Harvey Deitel, Paul Deitel

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5.3. Pseudocode

Pseudocode is an informal language that helps you develop algorithms without having to worry about the strict details of C# language syntax. Pseudocode is useful for developing algorithms that will be converted to structured portions of C# apps. Pseudocode is similar to English—it’s not a programming language.

Pseudocode does not execute on computers. Rather, it helps you “think out” an app before attempting to write it in C#. This chapter shows how to use pseudocode to develop C# apps.

You can create pseudocode using any text appeditor. Carefully prepared pseudocode can easily be converted to a corresponding C# app. In many cases, this simply requires replacing pseudocode statements with C# equivalents.

Pseudocode normally describes ...

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