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As many much smarter than I have said first Computer Science is a very inadequate term for the concept it describes Firstly it is not a science it is a little of engineering math and even art Secondly it may or may not have to do with computers Computer science is the structured expression of declarative knowledge It is a form of putting into existence things we know to be true It is a declaration of logic that with mathematical certainty is formulated to create logical solutions working with any amount of data Computers programming are a tools of computer science as a ruler and protractor are tools of geometry Programming is defined in Princeton University as 1setting an order and time for planned events syn scheduling 2creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something syn computer programming 1 There is very little scientific reason about that definition and following it programming can very well be done on a piece of paper as well as a computer To explain different computer science concepts I will talk about different programming techniques Roughly speaking I distinguish programming between the following stages programming is best learned going down this list I think Unstructured programming Procedural programming Modular programming Object-oriented programming Unstructured programming creates small programs made up completely of a main program which contains a sequence of commands or statements which modify data that is shared with everyone it is global throughout the whole program see fig1 Programming in the TI-83 TI-86 and some BASIC languages limits you to this kind of programming It is very limited and unorganized This programming technique provides extreme disadvantages once the program grows to be sufficiently complex For example if the same statement sequence is needed at different parts of the program the sequence must be exactly copied a dozen two dozen a hundred times The three commands in Figure 1 may be repeated later on A simple
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