Lecture 2: Core Elements of a Program

author: John Guttag, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Oct. 29, 2012,   recorded: January 2011,   views: 2514
released under terms of: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (CC-BY-NC-SA)
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This lecture covers the building blocks of straight line and branching programs: Objects, types, operators, variables, execution, and conditional statements. It also discusses common errors related to the topics covered.

Topics covered: IDLE, types of objects, operators, overloading, commands, variables, assignment, input, straight line and branching programs, looping constructs, turing completeness, conditionals, nesting.

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