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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 'computer programming' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'computer programming': 5 (0.3% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'computer programming' across all Ariadne articles: 5
  • Average number of references to 'computer programming' per Ariadne article: 1.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'computer programming': 1998-01
  • Trending factor of 'computer programming': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'computer programming':

  1. peter williams (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. ingrid mason (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. louis schmier (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. jeremy leighton john (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. katrina dean (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: Visualizing Data

Pete Cliff considers a new book on data visualisation and hopes one day to implement some of the interesting ideas presented in this work.

July 2008, issue56, review

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