COBOL

Programming language with English-like syntax Not to be confused with Kobol, a fictional planet in Battlestar Galactica. COBOL The COBOL 60 report to CODASYL (April 1960) Paradigm Procedural, imperative, object-oriented Designed by Howard Bromberg, Norman Discount, Vernon Reeves, Jean E. Sammet, William Selden, Gertrude Tierney, with indirect influence from Grace Hopper[1] Developers CODASYL, ANSI, ISO First appeared… Continue reading COBOL

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Template (C++)

Feature in the C++ programming language “Template (computer programming)” redirects here. For other uses, see Template § Computing. This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. (Learn how and when to remove these template messages) This article needs to be updated. The reason given is: This… Continue reading Template (C++)

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Assignment (computer science)

Setting or re-setting the value associated with a variable name For assignment of letters to disk file systems, see Drive letter assignment. In computer programming, an assignment statement sets and/or re-sets the value stored in the storage location(s) denoted by a variable name; in other words, it copies a value into the variable. In most… Continue reading Assignment (computer science)

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Genetic programming

Technique whereby computer programs are encoded as a set of genes Not to be confused with generic programming, genetic engineering, or DNA computing. Part of a series on the Evolutionary algorithm Artificial development Artificial life Cellular evolutionary algorithm Cultural algorithm Differential evolution Effective fitness Evolutionary computation Evolution strategy Gaussian adaptation Evolutionary multimodal optimization Particle swarm… Continue reading Genetic programming

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Computer-assisted language learning

Learning technique Computer-assisted language learning (CALL), British, or Computer-Aided Instruction (CAI)/Computer-Aided Language Instruction (CALI), American,[1] is briefly defined in a seminal work by Levy (1997: p. 1) as “the search for and study of applications of the computer in language teaching and learning”.[2] CALL embraces a wide range of information and communications technology applications and approaches… Continue reading Computer-assisted language learning

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Relational operator

Programming language construct “Comparison (computer programming)” redirects here. For comparison of files, see File comparison. For Wikipedia relational operators, see Help:Conditional expressions. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.Find sources: “Relational operator” – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (March 2022)… Continue reading Relational operator

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Script

For computer scripts that can be used with Wikipedia, see WP:Scripts. Look up script, scripting, or scripted in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Script may refer to: Contents 1 Writing systems 2 Arts, entertainment, and media 3 Computing and technology 4 Medicine and psychology 5 Other uses 6 See also Writing systems[edit] Script, a distinctive writing… Continue reading Script

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Function

Look up function or functionality in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Function or functionality may refer to: Contents 1 Computing 2 Music 3 Other uses 4 See also Computing[edit] Function key, a type of key on computer keyboards Function model, a structured representation of processes in a system Function object or functor or functionoid, a concept of… Continue reading Function

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APL (programming language)

Not to be confused with Address programming language. Array programming language APL Paradigm Array, functional, structured, modular Designed by Kenneth E. Iverson Developer Larry Breed, Dick Lathwell, Roger Moore and others First appeared November 27, 1966; 55 years ago (1966-11-27)[1] Stable release ISO/IEC 13751:2001 / February 1, 2001; 21 years ago (2001-02-01) Typing discipline Dynamic Platform Cross platform License Proprietary, open… Continue reading APL (programming language)

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Test stub

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