What is a user-programmable program?




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February 01, 2012
User-Programmable Programs
By William Berry
What is a user-programmable program?

Any program may be classified according to the degree to which a user can control the program's behavior.

Consider the following categories

I Programs which accept no input from the user.

II Programs which accept data to which a fixed sequence of operations is applied.

III Programs which accept data and a set of predefined options which direct the processing of the data.

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