A Balanced Introduction to Computer Science
For Introduction to Computing and the Web courses in the departments of Math and Computer Science.
This carefully written, balanced text teaches students the most important concepts in computing and computer science while providing enough programming depth to enable them to understand how people work with computers. Taking advantage of today's students' interest in and familiarity with the Web, the text contains experimental problems using Web-based tools; enabling them to learn the fundamentals of programming by developing their own interactive Web pages.
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variable can be used to represent a value , such as a name entered by the user .
With a few exceptions , you can choose any name you wish to represent a value .
example , suppose that you assign a value to a variable called lastName , then
later attempt to refer to that value with the name lastname . lastName = prompt ( "
Parameters and Local Variables We can view functions as units of computational
abstraction , in that a function encapsulates a computation or ... Technically , a
parameter is a local variable , meaning it exists only inside its particular function .
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