Introduction to programming


Programming

programming is the technique of writing and modifying computer programs

Program

this is a complete step by step instructions that control and direct the computer

Software

it refers to all programs together with their associated documentation

Programming Language

this refers to a set of symbols and the rules that govern their use,that are employed during the construction of a computer program

Programmer

this is a person trained or specialized in the technique of creating and maintaining computer programs
a programmer can be
  • Employed by a software manufacturing company to work in conjunction with other programmers to create a computer program
  • they can be self employed(free lancer)
  • Employee within the IT Department of the organization