Definition 5.1: text editor
A software program for creating and editing ASCII text files.
Definition 5.2: compiler
Converts source code to object code.
Definition 5.3: pre-processor
The first step the complier does in converting source code to object code.
Definition 5.4: linker
Connects or links object files into an executable file.
Definition 5.5: loader
Part of the operating system that loads executable files into memory and direct the CPU to start running the program.
Definition 5.6: debugging
The process of removing errors from a program. 1) compiler 2) linker 3) logic
Definition 5.7: warning
A compiler alert that there might be a problem.