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Basic Programming Lingo. A program is also known as a. Sequence of instructions Application App Binary Executable. Programming text is also called. Source code Programming code Code listing Source Code. Running your program. Execute your program Execute your code. Syntax errors.

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A program is also known as a
A program is also known as a

  • Sequence of instructions

  • Application

  • App

  • Binary

  • Executable


Programming text is also called
Programming text is also called

  • Source code

  • Programming code

  • Code listing

  • Source

  • Code


Running your program
Running your program

  • Execute your program

  • Execute your code


Syntax errors
Syntax errors

  • Errors in your code that break the rules of the language

    • Spelling errors

    • Capitalization errors

    • Grammar errors

    • Punctuation errors

    • Spacing errors

  • What are the syntax errors in the following?

    • i think that compooter science r0x


Semantic errors
Semantic errors

  • Semantic ~ meaning

  • An error in logic

  • The program does not do what you wanted it to do

  • A program’s syntax may be ok, but have a semantic error

  • What is the semantic error in the following?

    • “60% of the time it works every time”


Run time errors
Run-time errors

  • An error that occurs when the program is running

  • Duh.


Debug
Debug

  • Removing errors from your program

  • Where did the term “debug” come from?

  • http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/comphist/objects/bug.htm


Exercises
Exercises

  • Write a sentence that has a syntax error, but no semantic error.

  • Write a sentence that has a semantic error, but no syntax error.

  • Describe what a program is to a 12-year old

  • Assume my program executes, but crashes in the middle and fails to do what I wanted it to do. What error(s) are there?


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