Source code


The code of a computer program written so it’s readable by a person and using the particular syntax of a programming[1] language, for example, C, Python[3], Java. Source code[2] is compiled or interpreted into machine code able to be run by a computer.

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1. programming. The process of writing a programme Related Articles: Glossary: CommentGlossary: Hard codingGlossary: Hard codeGlossary: Integrated Development EnvironmentVersion Control« Back to Glossary Index
2. Source code. The code of a computer program written so it’s readable by a person and using the particular syntax of a programming language, for example, C, Python, Java. Source code is compiled or interpreted into machine code able to be run by a computer. Related Articles: Glossary: CommentGlossary: Hard codingGlossary: Hard codeGlossary: Integrated Development EnvironmentVersion Control« […]
3. Python. A type of programming language. It is one of many high-level, general-purpose programming languages. It was first released in 1991 Related Articles: Glossary: CommentGlossary: Hard codingGlossary: Hard codeGlossary: Integrated Development EnvironmentVersion Control« Back to Glossary Index