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What is the difference between computer science and programming?

Computer science is the study of computers and computational systems. Some of the main areas of study within computer science include artificial intelligence (AI), computer systems and networks, security, database systems, human computer interaction, programming languages and software engineering.

Computer programming is one distinct area of computer science that focuses on designing, creating, and testing code for software applications and operating systems.

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