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Unformatted text preview: source code (human-readable program text) in an editor . TEST: Programmers must ensure that a compiled program behaves properly. Testing typically involves exercising different parts of the program to find run-time errors. If testing exposes run-time errors, then the programmer must edit the program again. (Note, however, that absence of evidence does not constitute evidence of absence: a program that passes all of its tests may still exhibit run-time errors.) COMPILE: She then uses a compiler to translate the human-readable source code into machine-readable .class files. If there are compile-time errors, the translation will fail, and the programmer will have to resume editing to correct the errors. Compiled program (.java files) Compiled program (.java files) Compiled libraries (.class files, written by other programmers)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course CS 302 taught by Professor Willbenton during the Fall '07 term at Wisconsin.
- Fall '07