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2 September, 2015 - 16:06

temporary variable: A variable used to store an intermediate value in a complex calculation.

dead code: Part of a program that can never be executed, often because it appears after a return statement.

None: A special value returned by functions that have no return statement or a return statement without an argument.

incremental development: A program development plan intended to avoid debugging by adding and testing only a small amount of code at a time.

scaffolding: Code that is used during program development but is not part of the final version.

guardian: A programming pattern that uses a conditional statement to check for and handle circumstances that might cause an error.