What Is A Statement in Programming And What Are The 6 Major Statement Types: A Clarification Of Basic Terminology

The aim of this stupid referenceđź“š for autodidacts is to define what a statement is in the context of computer science and list the 5 basic types of statements. Same as the romantic opera composer Hector Berlioz, I am an autodidact and it is good to remind oneself that

…There is one think with autodidacts: they have bad teachers.

— Robert Greenberg in How to Listen and Understand Great Music (lecture 35 or 36)

  • Statement is a sequentially executed instruction
  • There are 5 major types of statements

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Pavol Kutaj

Infrastructure Support Engineer/Technical Writer (snowplow.io) with a passion for Python/writing documentation. More about me: https://pavol.kutaj.com