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An all-expenses-paid trip to loops in programming

Let’s start off with the basics. What is a loop?

Complex: A loop is a structure of code that repeats every line of its loop body a set amount of times based upon its conditional statement. (Whew..)

Simple: A loop in programming repeats some code over and over again, a set amount of times.

Structure of a Loop

Now that we know a basic definition, we must now build upon the definition with some vocabulary. Let’s learn the structure of a loop! In its simplest form, this is all a loop is:

Conditional Statement (Checks whether or not we should loop)


Loop Body (The code that…

Noah Ripke


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