Program

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Introduction1

Dictionary

program : a sequence of coded instructions that can be inserted into a mechanism (as a computer) — Webster

FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Encyclopedia

Computer program (also software, or just a program) is a sequence of instructions written to perform a specified task with a computer. A computer requires programs to function, typically executing the program’s instructions in a central processor. The program has an executable form that the computer can use directly to execute the instructions. The same program in its human-readable source code form, from which executable programs are derived (e.g., compiled), enables a programmer to study and develop its algorithms. — Wikipedia

Portal

Computer Science: A Guide to Web Resources (U. of Albany, SUNY)
Programming (Dmoz Tools)
Computer Programming Portal (Wikipedia)

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Preservation

History

“Mother Tongues” Lineage Chart (Wired Infographic) (PDF Version)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Education

Code.org
So you want to learn to program? (Robert Talbert, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Course

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Forum

Programming Reddit

News

NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

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Expression

Fun

International Obfuscated C Code Contest

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Future

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Media

Function Communications Computation Storage Authoring Simulation
Analog Mail Device Paper Typewriter Automaton
Electronic Network Calculator Tape Recorder Elektro
Digital Internet Computer
Hardware Modem Microprocessor Memory Peripheral Robot, XR
Software Service (Web) Program (OS) Database Application AI, VW

Format Multimedia (Video, Animation) Image (Object) Scent, Flavor, Audio (Text) Haptic, “Other

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Notes

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