Key Words: Programming
Terms in this set (28)
Symbols used in program code to enable a program to perform a calculation. For example, * / + - .
A data structure that allows you to store several values under one name.
The process of assigning a value to a variable name.
Words used in program code to perform logical operations such as AND, OR and NOT.
comments in code
A note added to a section of code to explain what it does.
indentation in code
Spaces put at the beginning of a line of code to help show the structure of the program.
Symbols used in program code to compare two values and trigger a section of code if a statement is true. For example > < ==.
A named value in a program that does not change at all when the program is running.
The values that are entered into a computer system to be processed.
The information that is displayed on screen or played through speakers as a result of processing.
This means floor division and it finds the whole part of an answer when a division is carried out.
When a computer program reads data from or writes data to an external text file.
The organisation, movement and deletion of files on a computer system.
final or terminal testing
When a finished product is tested post development to check that it meets all of the customer's requirements.
high level language
In this type of language the source code is easy to read and write.
integrated development environment
Software that helps a programmer to write, edit and run programs.
Repeated testing done during the development of a program.
When a program does not work as expected due to a logical mistake in a statement that uses a symbol like > < >= <= !=.
low level language
In this type of language the source code is tricky to read and write.
This finds the remainder when a division is carried out.
The ability of a computer program to perform its intended functions without crashing.
A program is considered to be this if it uses validation techniques to reject invalid input so that it does not crash.
The actual written code of a program before it is translated into machine code.
Writing a program to modify the contents of a string. For example, finding a sub-string.
structured query language
A programming language used to search for specific data in a database.
Rules that need to be followed to write a computer program correctly so that a computer can understand it
An error in the source code because the basic rules of a programming language have not been followed.
A named value in a program that can change when the program is running.
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