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authoring language[′ȯ·thər·iŋ ′laŋ·gwij]
A programming language designed to be convenient for authors of computer-based learning materials.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
authoring programSoftware that allows for the creation of tutorials, CBT courseware, websites, CD-ROMs and other interactive programs. Authoring packages generally provide high-level visual tools that enable a complete system to be designed without writing any programming code, although a proprietary authoring language may also be included. See Web authoring software and HTML editor.
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