Programming

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What are the two basic ways of translating high-level code to machine code?
By a compiler of an interpreter
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How does a compiler work?
It converts the whole code into machine code before running it
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How does an interpreter work?
It converts the code one instruction at a time, running each instruction before translating the next
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What are some good programming practices?
The use of meaningful variable names, structured codes, checking data at the input stage for validity
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What is a source code editor?
A text editing area that organises the code
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How does a compiler work?

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It converts the whole code into machine code before running it

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How does an interpreter work?

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What are some good programming practices?

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What is a source code editor?

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