source program


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source program

[′sȯrs ‚prō‚gram]
(computer science)
The form of a program just as the programmer has written it, often on coding forms or machine-readable media; a program expressed in a source-language form.

source program

A program in its original form, as written by the programmer. See source code.
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Many of the most developed open source programs mimic popular software titles with broad applications.
The higher-ed landscape is strewn with such open source programs that fell by the wayside, he says.