Chap13_programming - 11/28/2011 Chapter 13 Programming...

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11/28/2011 1 Chapter 13 Programming Languages Slide 1 What Is Programming? Programming is the creation of software applications. A programming language is used by programmers to create software that the computer understands. Syntax is the vocabulary and rules of a programming language. Code is the programming instructions created by the programmers. Algorithm: a set of step by step instructions used to solve the problem. Slide 2 The Program Development Life Cycle - An organized plan for developing software 3
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11/28/2011 2 Slide 4 Output 4 Win Higher or Lower? No Yes Correct? Output 6 Output 2 Higher or Lower? Correct? Yes No Win Output 7 (Win) Output 5 (Win) H L L Yes Correct? No Win Higher or Lower? Output 3 (Win) Output 1 (Win) H L H *Repeat 5 times Phase II: Algorithm and Control Structures Control structures logical structures that control the order in which instructions are carried out. Basic control structures:
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Chap13_programming - 11/28/2011 Chapter 13 Programming...

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