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Abstraction

Abstraction is a key pillar in computer science theory and particularly object orientated programming. Abstraction is one of the four cornerstones of Computer Science. ... Abstraction is the process of filtering out – ignoring - the characteristics of patterns that we don't need in order to concentrate on those that we do. It is also the filtering out of specific details.

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Further reading and articles 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abstraction_(computer_science)

https://www.w3schools.com/java/java_abstract.asp

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zttrcdm/revision/1

 

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