First Steps

Kernighan and Richie wrote that the first program to write is the same for all languages:

     Print the words

          hello, world
In Full Metal Jacket, the first program is slightly different:

transcribe hello, world

We could have sent output to standard output, but chose to use transcribe, which instead outputs to a transcript window:

hello, computer

We can output other data types using transcribe, e.g. floating point numbers:

transcribe pi pi

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