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Declarative programming
a style of building the structure and elements of computer programs, that expresses the logic of a computation without describing its control flow
Procedural programming
a programming paradigm, derived from structured programming, based upon the concept of the procedure call. Procedures, also known as routines, subroutines, or functions, simply contain a series of computational steps to be carried out
Structured programming
A Heavily procedural programming, in which state changes are localized to procedures or restricted to explicit arguments and returns from procedures
4 main Programming paradigms
Imperative, Object oriented, Functional & Declarative
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by software
Hard Drive
Storage device that stores digitally encoded data on rapidly rotating rigid disks with magnetic surfaces. The device is either permanently installed within the computer case or can be portable
Motherboard
Printed circuit board on which the CPU, RAM chips and other electronic circuit elements of a digital computer are frequently located.
Wireless Network
Any type of computer network that is not connected by cables of any kind.
Operating System (OS)
Software used to control the computer and its peripheral equipment.
Power Supply
A device that provides power to a computer.