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Computer Science Principles Python Vocabulary
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one or more statements written as part of a computer program.
the process of writing statements using a computer programming language.
an abstract or general procedure for solving a problem, typically expressed as pseudo code, structured English or a flowchart.
a software tool, similar to a word processor, that can be used to write computer programs.
a programming utility that helps programmers locate and correct syntax and logic errors.
a program that converts high-level instructions in a computer program into machine language instructions, one instruction at a time.
software that translates a program written in a high-level language into low-level instructions before the program is executed.
IDE (Integrated development environment)
a set of programming tools, typically including an editor, a compiler, and a debugger, packaged into an application for creating programs.
In the context of programming languages, the grammar rules that creates valid program statements.
In the context of computer programming, an annotation placed in the code by a programmer that is not executed at run time.
In the context of computer programming, a sequence of characters, such as a word or a sentence, that can include letters, numerals, symbols, and punctuation marks.
The process of combining two or more strings within a computer program.
The symbol (typically a + sign) used to combine two or more strings in a computer program.
In the context of programming, an error that must be found and corrected.
The process of testing and correcting a computer program.
An error that results when an instruction does not follow the syntax rules, or grammar, of the programming language.
a run-time error in the logic or design of a computer program.
Where is the best place to enter program code?
A code editor
A program that calculates the price for a store's sale produces the wrong amount. What kind of error did the program make?
A logic error
The Python IDE provides an editor, a debugger, and _________________ that translates the code into machine language.
Python comments begin with a _______, ___________, or _________ symbol.
#, hashtag, or pound sign
Programmers use the term _______ to describe a sequence of letters, punctuation marks, and numerals.
In Python, using an uppercase keyword produces a ___________ error.
The process of tracking down program errors and correcting them is called _______________.
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