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Glossary of computer programming terms

This is a glossary of computer programming terms, derived from the Glossary of Telecommunication Terms published as Federal Standard 1037C. Please see the Federal Standard article for copyright-related issues, as not all parts of the source document are in the public domain.

abstract syntax notation one (ASN.1) -- Ada -- application programming interface (API) -- assemble[?] -- assembler -- assembly language -- assembly time[?] -- binding -- branch -- bug -- call -- CASE -- CASE technology[?] -- C-language[?] -- COBOL -- compartmentation[?] -- compatibility -- compile -- compiler -- computer language -- computer numbering formats -- computer-oriented language[?] -- computer program -- computer word -- core dump -- cross assembler -- diagnostic program[?] -- firmware -- graphical user interface (GUI) -- graphic character -- high-level language (HLL) -- HTML -- hypermedia[?] -- hypertext -- icon -- identifier (ID) -- illegal character[?] -- instruction -- intermediate language[?] -- intermediate-level language[?] -- interpret[?] -- job -- kernel (computers) -- label -- LAN application[?] (software) -- language -- language processor[?] -- link -- load -- loop -- machine-independent[?] -- machine instruction[?] -- machine language -- microinstruction[?] -- microprogram -- monitor -- multitasking -- network control program[?] (NCP) -- network operating system -- operand -- operating system -- overlay[?] -- path -- pointer -- procedure-oriented language[?] -- program -- program architecture[?] -- programmable[?] -- programmable read-only memory (PROM) -- programmer -- programming language -- prompt[?] -- reserved word -- resident -- restart[?] -- retrieval service[?] -- routine -- run[?] -- screen -- security filter[?] -- security kernel -- SGML -- shell -- software -- source language[?] -- source program[?] -- statement -- structured programming -- subroutine -- supervisory program -- switch -- symbolic language[?] -- syntax -- system software -- target language[?] -- time-sharing -- trace program[?] -- translator[?] -- trusted computing base (TCB) -- trusted computer system[?] (TCS) -- underflow[?] -- UNIX -- utility program -- virus -- wildcard character -- word processing



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