156: Commented

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== Image Text ==
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Your IDE's colors may vary.
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==Explanation==
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In certain programming languages (at least Java and PHP, possibly others as well), inserting a double slash (//) at the beginning of a line will "comment" that line out. This causes the computer to ignore that line when running the program.
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An Integrated Development Environment (IDE for short) is an application that programmers use to write, compile, execute, and debug code. Many IDEs color-code text to make reading the code easier. In IDEs like Eclipse and Microsoft Visual Studio, a line that is commented out will be colored green, however the color may vary depending on which IDE you use, and can usually also be customized.
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In this comic, [[BlackHat]] is ignoring [[Cueball]]'s question by lifting two fingers towards him, forming a double slash. (It seems to me like [[Cueball]] at first thought that he was being flipped off, then realizes it's a different gesture).
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