Quiz 1 Study Notes

Quiz 1 Study Notes - Source Code: the Original...

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Source Code: the Original Problem-Solving, Logical Solution Written in a Programming Language (e.g. C++) Compiling: the Action of Turning the Source Code into a Format the Computer Can Use Linking: the Action of Bringing in Already Written Code (Libraries) for Use in a New Program Executable: the Result of Compiling and Linking a Source Program the “.exe” file that the Computer Can Run Pseudocode: Every Programmer’s Way of Writing Down Steps in Solving a Problem Steps in Creating Pseudocode: Understand the Problem Decide How to Solve the Problem Write the Solution Using a Logical Sequence of Statements Preprocessing : the Actions Taken Before a Source File Is Handed Off to the Compiler Outcome of Preprocessing Must Still Be a Correct Source Code File Example Preprocessing Statement: #include: Includes Text of Other Source Files, usually Occur at Top of Program Compiler : Converts Source Code into an Object File or Machine Code Each Change to Source File Requires a Recompilation Compiler Detects Syntax Errors
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