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    Default why always "Hello World!" ?

    I just started exploring the programming world this semester and I just noticed that "Hello World!" is a favorite example on I/O's... why?

    Well anyway, just greeting everyone a warm hello. Newbie here. :)

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    Because a very famous person typed that at a keyboard while in a hurry. The entire computer science world followed.

    Amazing, no?
    Introduction to Programming Using Java.
    Cybercartography: A new theoretical construct proposed by D.R. Fraser Taylor

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    Default Cool

    Hehe, yeah, quite famous, that hello world!

    Guess every programmer starts out like that!:)

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