Chapter 14 Matching

Match the definitions with the terms in the box to the right by entering the letter for each term next to its correct definition below. When you are finished, check your answers. You can refresh this page to try a new matching activity.

a. debugging
b. desk checking
c. higher level
d. modules
e. object code
f. objectives
g. operators
h. program documentation
i. program maintenance
j. program specification

1.Programmer's word for testing and then eliminating errors in a program. Programming errors are of two types: syntax and logic errors.
2.Process of checking out a computer program by studying a printout of the program line-byline, looking for syntax and logic errors.
3.Programming languages that are closer to the language humans use.
4.Logically related program statements.
5.Machine language code converted by a compiler from source code. Object code can be saved and run later.
6.In programming, it is necessary to make clear the problems you are trying to solve in order to create a functional program.
7.Operators handle correcting operational errors in any programs. In order to do that, they need documentation, which gives them the understanding of the program, thus enabling them to fix any errors.
8.Written description of the purpose and process of a program. Documentation is written within the program itself and in printed documents. Programmers will find themselves frustrated without adequate documentation, especially when it comes time to update or modify the program.
9.Activity of updating software to correct errors, improve usability, standardize, and adjust to organizational changes.
10.Programming step in which objectives, output, input, and processing requirements are determined.

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