## Source Listing: Glossary of Computer Programming Terms

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Term: | abstract |

ID: | 33602 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Mathematical algebra and logic that describe several different concrete algebras and logics. |

Term: | abstract |

ID: | 33603 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Software engineering descriptions that do not swamp you with unnecessary detail -- they provide enough information to use something without knowing its detailed construction. |

Term: | accessor |

ID: | 33604 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | a method or member function that does not change the object to which it is applied, also known as a const function. |

Term: | actual_parameter |

ID: | 33605 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Any parameter in the call of a subprogram. |

Term: | ad hoc polymorphism |

ID: | 33740 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/24/14 |

Definition: | Overloading. |

Term: | Ada |

ID: | 33579 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Programming language designed for programming embedded applications. |

Term: | ADT |

ID: | 33580 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Abstract data type. |

Term: | ADT |

ID: | 33581 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Data_type with hidden implementation details. |

Term: | ADT |

ID: | 33582 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | abbreviation="Abstract Data Type". |

Term: | algorithm |

ID: | 33606 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | A description in precise but natural language plus mathematical notation of how a problem is solved. |

Term: | Algorithm |

ID: | 33781 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/24/14 |

Definition: | A precise description of a series of steps to attain a goal. |

Term: | alias |

ID: | 33607 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Two names or identifiers are aliases if they name or identify the same thing. |

Term: | argument |

ID: | 33608 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | C = parameter. |

Term: | arithmetic_operations |

ID: | 33609 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | addition, subtraction, multiplication and division ideally forming an ADT with the algebraic properties of a ring or field. |

Term: | array |

ID: | 33610 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | data_type - Each array associates each value of one data type with a unique object of another type |

Term: | ASCII |

ID: | 33583 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | The original common character code for computers using 8 bits. |

Term: | assignment |

ID: | 33611 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Statement - A statement with an expression and a variable. The expression is evaluated and the result is stored in the variables. |

Term: | associativity |

ID: | 33612 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Rules for determining which of two identical infix operators should be evaluated first. |

Term: | BASIC |

ID: | 33584 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code", a family of languages developed for teaching programming and given away with early IBM PCs. |

Term: | binary |

ID: | 33616 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Pertaining to 2. Binary operators have two operands. Binary numbers have base 2 and use 2 symbols. |

Term: | bind |

ID: | 33613 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | to create a binding. |

Term: | binding |

ID: | 33614 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | A relationship between two things, typically an identifier and some one of its properties or attributes. For example a variable is an identifier bound to a piece of storage in the main memory of the computer. |

Term: | bindings |

ID: | 33615 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Plural of binding. |

Term: | bit |

ID: | 33617 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | A binary digit. A unit of information introduced by Shannon in the 1940's. |

Term: | block |

ID: | 33618 |

Category: | Programming |

Date Added: | 08/02/14 |

Definition: | Program_structure; A piece of source code that has one or more declarations in it. |