Programming Logic and Design: Introductory, 6e
consists of the programs that tell the computer what to do.
are sets of instructions for a computer.
is the act of developing and writing programs.
comprises all the programs you apply to a task.
comprises the programs that you use to manage your computer.
describes the entry of data items into computer memory using hardware devices such as keyboards
include all the text, numbers, and other information processed by a computer.
data items may involve organizing them, checking them for accuracy, or performing
mathematical operations on them.
central processing unit
, is the hardware component that processes data.
describes the operation of retrieving information from memory and sending it to a device, such as
a monitor or printer, so people can view, interpret, and work with the results.
are types of hardware equipment, such as disks, that hold information for later retrieval.
, such as Visual Basic, C#, C++, Java, or COBOL, are used to write programs.
is the set of instructions a programmer writes in a programming language.
Coding the program
is the act of writing programming language instructions.
of a language is its grammar rules.
is the temporary, internal storage within a computer.
describes storage whose contents are lost when power is lost.
describes storage whose contents are retained when power is lost.
Random access memory (RAM)
is temporary, internal computer storage.
is a computer's on/off circuitry language.
translates a highlevel language into machine language and tells you if you
have used a programming language incorrectly.
is represented using a series of 0s and 1s.
is the statements a programmer writes in a programming language.
is translated machine language.
a program is to carry out its instructions.