Enterprise glossary and term center
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- Why is it called source code?
Source Code - Why is it called source code?
Source code is the list of human-readable instructions that a programmer writes—often in a word processing program—when he is developing a program. The source code is run through a compiler to turn it into machine code, also called object code, that a computer can understand and execute.