- Title Pages
- Series Foreword
- Introduction, the Stuff of Software
- Class Library
- Code (or, How You Can Write Something Differently)
- Computing Power
- Concurrent Versions System
- Data Visualization
- Object Orientation
- Preferences/settings/options/control panels
- Sonic Algorithm
- Source Code
- System Event Sounds
- Text Virus
- Timeline (sonic)
- About the Contributors
This chapter begins with the distinctive definitions of a variable and continues with a discussion on the difference between programmer variables and statistician variables. It describes the role, function, and important uses of the variable in the field of programming, and also focuses on the technological advancements of high-level programming languages and their relationship with the variables. The later parts of the chapter discuss the concept that program variables act as the data representative agent and also explore the data structure concept.
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