Parameter


An extra piece of information passed to a function[1] to customize it for a specific need[2]

Terms definitions
1. function. A named section of a computer program that performs a specific task. Functions help make code more efficient and reusable. They may take input parameters and produce output. Related Articles: Firing a Projectile (with Physics)« Back to Glossary Index
2. need. An identified requirement of a person, group, or environment. A need is identified from an issue and sits within a context. Technological practice can be undertaken in an attempt to meet an identified need. Related Articles: Firing a Projectile (with Physics)« Back to Glossary Index