Chapter 15: Software development and programming (15.5 Function (Functions…
Chapter 15: Software development and programming
15.1 What does a computer program look like?
Flowchart: It is often used by computer programmers to help them think through the order in which steps in their code need to be arranged.
Pseudocode: pseudocode is very much like plain English. Pseudocode is written in almost the same form as program code, but without using a real programming language.
15.2 Basic programming ideas
Natural languages: computers are not yet able to interpret natural English reliably.
Complex machine means complex programs
The big picture: inputs, processing and outputs
Parts of a program
15.3 Data types
Data and time
15.4 Operators and assignment statements
Functions that round numbers