App number: Bitsbox uses app numbers to help you keep track of all of your apps!
App: a type of software designed to run on a mobile device, like a phone or a tablet.
Bug: are mistakes we make when we’re typing code. The process of finding and correcting
these errors is called debugging.
Code: the stuff you type that tells your computer what to do. Code is also a verb, and you can say “I coded that Birthday Card app myself!”
Coders: another word for programmers. They are people who make things with code.
Coding: another word for computer programming.
Command: an instruction that makes a computer do something. Every programming language provides a set of commands that the computer can understand.
Debugging: the process of finding and correcting bugs in your programs.
Event: in programming, an event is an action done by the user (like a mouse click, or
pressing a key) that determines what will happen next in the program.
Function: a piece of code that has a name and can be used over and over again in a program. Sometimes you give a function information and it does something with that information.
Modification: also called a mod, a modification is a change made to existing code to make the final product different than the original.
Program: a set of instructions that tells a computer to do something. It’s a fancy name for code.
Programming: typing instructions for a computer to do something.
Pseudocode: a set of ordered steps for your program written a human language of your choice. It is like writing a program without the programming language part.
For even more words, go to the K12CS.org glossary.