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Computer programming (often shortened to programming or coding) is the process of designing, writing, testing, debugging / troubleshooting, and maintaining the source code of computer programs. This source code is written in a programming language. The purpose of programming is to create a program that exhibits a certain desired behavior. The process of writing source code often requires expertise in many different subjects, including knowledge of the application domain, specialized algorithms and formal logic. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Computer programming)

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Metadata related to 'programming language' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'programming language': 25 (1.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'programming language' across all Ariadne articles: 35
  • Average number of references to 'programming language' per Ariadne article: 1.40
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'programming language': 1996-11
  • Trending factor of 'programming language': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'programming language':

  1. ian peacock (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. pete cliff (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. judith wusteman (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. greg tourte (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Editorial Introduction to Issue 67: Changes Afoot

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 67.

July 2011, issue67, editorial

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