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5 February, 2015 - 11:20

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.