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source code

Computing the original form of a computer program before it is converted into a machine-readable code

source code

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(computer science)
The statements in which a computer program is initially written before translation into machine language.

source code

(language, programming)
(Or "source", or rarely "source language") The form in which a computer program is written by the programmer. Source code is written in some formal programming language which can be compiled automatically into object code or machine code or executed by an interpreter.

source code

Programming statements and instructions that are written by the developer. Source code is what a programmer writes, but it is not directly executable by the computer. It must be converted into machine language by compilers, assemblers or interpreters.

In some cases, source code can be machine generated by programs that convert the source code of one programming language or dialect into the source code of another language or dialect. See lines of code.
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We see a tremendous opportunity to for products based on the Vyatta open-source networking solution," said Al Rao, sales manager at Sourcecode, a value-added reseller that has joined the program.
SourceCode was recognized for superior Technology Innovation in Information Worker Solutions which recognizes solution providers that help customers realize increased service revenues, new market opportunities and a renewed focus on high-value customer engagements via technology.
It is a privilege to recognize SourceCode as a winner of this year's Information Worker Solutions Technology Innovation Partner of the Year and Winning Customer Awards," said Allison Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partners Group at Microsoft Corp.
We are excited to work with partners such as SourceCode to meet the needs of our mutual customers," said Eddie Amos, senior director of the Global ISV Group at Microsoft.
SourceCode was recognized for its successful implementation of a Microsoft-based solution, versus utilizing the technology of other vendors, which resulted in significant benefits to customers.
We know our solutions are being well received by our customers and the three award nominations, including two wins, validates the strength we provide to the Microsoft platform," said Olaf Wagner, chief information officer, SourceCode.
Source-Navigator is the only sourcecode comprehension tool available that allows quick and easy visualization of existing, large-scale software projects in C/C++, Java, Tel and FORTRAN without requiring changes to developers' methodologies or software management systems.
Source-Navigator is also customizable, with a scriptable API that easily allows integration into other sourcecode processes, including configuration management, documentation and testing.
Powerful visualization -- inheriting projects is simplified when the architecture of the sourcecode can be viewed and understood, regardless of "institutional knowledge.
Pricing for the sourcecode tool starts at $3,000 and an annual maintenance contract including support and regular product updates is available.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-28 March 2000-Corel licenses productivity application sourcecodes from IMSI (C)1994-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
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