computer programming



  • noun the work of writing programs for computers


  • The creating of computer programs. The key components in this process include a full understanding of which tasks the final program will be meant to perform, a command of the programming language being used to write the program, the development of the program logic to suitably address problems to be solved, and the testing and debugging of the program. Also called programming (2).

Information & Library Science

  • noun the job of writing programs for computers