Graphical Computer Aided Programming Systems

  • C. W. Gear


By the term “Graphical Computer Aided Programming Systems” we mean those systems in which the computer plays a fundamental role in the preparation of a program as well as being the executor of the end product. Interactive, line at a time, compiler systems fall into this category. The graphical systems that we are going to discuss use some form of flowcharts as a part of a program or its documentation. Flowcharts may be associated with the four phases of program preparation:
  • Planning

  • Coding

  • Debugging

  • and Documentation.


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© Plenum Publishing Company Ltd. 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. W. Gear
    • 1
  1. 1.University of IllinoisUSA

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