visual programming


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visual programming

(1)
Writing programs in a language which manipulates visual information or supports visual interaction.

visual programming

(2)
Writing programs in a visual programming language.

visual programming

(3)
Writing programs in a visual programming environment.

visual programming

Developing programs with tools that allow menus, buttons and other graphics elements to be selected from a palette and drawn and built on screen. It may include developing source code by creating and/or interacting with flow charts that graphically display the logic paths and associated code.


Visual Programming
Using a palette of functions, an OmniVox telephony application is programmed in OmniView, a visual programming environment from Apex Voice Communications (www.apexvoice.com). (Screen example courtesy of Apex Voice Communications, Inc.)
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In essence, with a visual programming language, what you want is what you see is what you get.
The growing availability of computer terminals or personal work stations that handle graphic symbols is one of the forces driving interest in visual programming.