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Coding Vocabulary

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algorithm
a list of steps or commands to finish a task
blockly
a visual programming language
bug
an error in a program that stops the program from running correctly
code
one or more commands or algorithm(s) carried out by a computer
command
an instruction for the computer
conditionals
statements that only run under certain conditions or situations
debug
find and fix errors in programs.
event
an action that causes something to happen
for loop
a loop with a predetermined beginning, end, and increment
function
a piece of code that you can easily call over and over again
loop
repeating an action over and over again
parameter
an extra piece of information used to customize or change parts of a function
pixel (pixel element)
a tiny square or dot which contains a single point of color of a larger image
program
an algorithm that has been coded into something that can be run by a machine
variable
a placeholder for a piece of information that can change
while loop
a loop that continues to repeat while a condition is true
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