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Learning Dart by Ivo Balbaert, Dzenan Ridjanovic

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Chapter 2. Getting to Work with Dart

In this chapter you will get a firm grasp on how to program in Dart. The code and data structures in Dart and its functional principles are explained by exploring practical examples. We will look at the following topics:

  • Variables – if, how, and when to type them
  • What are the basic types that you can use?
  • Documenting your programs
  • How to influence the order of execution of a program
  • Using functions in Dart
  • How to recognize and catch errors and exceptions?

You will see plenty of examples, also revisiting the code from Chapter 1, Dart – A Modern Web Programming Language. Because most of this will be familiar to you, we will discuss these topics succinctly and emphasize only that which is new or different. You can refer ...

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