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- Subject: Re: Beginner to programming. References to understand terms.
- From: Russell Haley <russ.haley@...>
- Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:15:10 -0700
Hi Adel, See my comments below your original email (it's called a bottom post).
On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 11:39 PM, Bill Kelsoe <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have been reading PIL 5.1/RM5.1 but I just finished the first two chapters
> in PIL with some basic understanding. I found the following terms
> undescribed or briefly described in technical terms that I could not
> understand. I was hoping for a reference for a baby trying to understand
> programming for the first time of their life. For example, the lines of code
> separated by two dashes line (comment), is a chunk. An Object is part of a
> Class but I dont even know what an object is or the class to begin with.
> Array (and associative type)
> Calls(Function Calls)
> Data structure
> Variable (dummy, local, global, non-initialised)
> Value (immutable, non-value, first class)
> Thanks in advance,
Were you able to run any of the examples? If so, a number of the terms
you list can be described very easily through example. The important
ones for you are:
Loop (I added this)
You will learn the rest by accident if you run some simple programs.
Do you have Lua installed?