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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
   
This [[source code]] is written in a [[programming language]]. The [[code]] may be a [[modification]] of an existing [[source code|source]] or something completely new.
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This [[source code]] is written in a [[programming language]]. The [[code]] may be a [[modification]] of existing [[source code]] or something completely new.
   
The purpose of programming is to create a [[program]] that exhibits a certain desired behavior ([[customization]]). The process of writing [[source code]] often requires expertise in many different subjects, including knowledge of the application domain, specialized [[algorithm]]s and formal logic.
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The purpose of programming is to create a [[program]] that exhibits a certain desired behavior ([[customization]]). The process of writing [[source code]] often requires expertise in many different subjects, including knowledge of the [[application]] domain, specialized [[algorithm]]s and formal [[logic]].
   
   

Latest revision as of 23:14, 11 March 2014

Definition[]

Computer programming (often shortened to programming or coding) is the process of writing, testing, debugging/troubleshooting, and maintaining the source code of computer programs.

Overview[]

This source code is written in a programming language. The code may be a modification of existing source code or something completely new.

The purpose of programming is to create a program that exhibits a certain desired behavior (customization). The process of writing source code often requires expertise in many different subjects, including knowledge of the application domain, specialized algorithms and formal logic.


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