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Kodable Vocabulary - Kinder

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Programmer
A person that writes the code (language) that tells the computer what to do.
Code
The language that programmers use and create to tell computers what to do.
Sequence
Sequence is one of three basic flow control structures in programming, and also known as order of events, a computer will execute commands exactly in the order or sequence they are written.
algorithm
a sequence of logical instructions or steps needed to finish a task.
Command
A specific instruction given to a computer in written code from a programmer.
Computer
A device for storing and processing information, responds to instructions in programming language that is written by humans.
Computer Science
The study of computers.
Program
A sequence of instructions written in a code that a computer can interpret and execute.
Robot
A device that sometimes resembles a human and can be programmed to carry out complex tasks.
Bugs
Errors, or mistakes, in the syntax of a programming language.
Debugging
The process of finding and fixing errors (bugs) in the syntax so the computer program will run properly.
Condition
A condition is an exception to a rule, and is also known as a rule-breaker. A condition in program allows the program to perform different actions, depending on the condition being true or false.
Conditional Statements
A conditional statement allows programmers to develop more dynamic programs by breaking rules. Conditional statements are "If, then" statements: If a condition is true, then do _(x)_.
Iteration
The act of repeating a process- each pass through a loop is an iteration.
Loop
The action of doing something over and over again.
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