AP CSP Code.org Unit 3
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A precise sequence of instructions for processes that can be executed by a computer and are implemented using programming languages. (NOTE: this is the definition from the AP CS Principles framework).
Low level programming language
A programming language that captures only the most primitive operations available to a machine. Anything that a computer can do can be represented with combinations of low level commands.
High level programming language
A programming language with many commands and features designed to make common tasks easier to program. Any high level functionality is encapsulated as combinations of low level commands.
A piece of code that you can easily call over and over again.
A collection of commands made available to a programmer
a description of the behavior of a command, function, library, API, etc.
a collection of commands / functions, typically with a shared purpose
An extra piece of information that you pass to the function to customize it for a specific need.
a programming construct that repeats a group of commands.
The repetition of a statement, process, or procedure.
Pulling out specific differences to make one solution work for multiple problems.