Origin of coding
- a set of symbols that can be interpreted by a computer or piece of software: binary code; Java code; ASCII code.
- the symbolic arrangement of statements or instructions in a computer program, or the set of instructions in such a program: That program took 3000 lines of code.
- the system of rules shared by the participants in an act of communication, making possible the transmission and interpretation of messages.
- (in sociolinguistic theory) one of two distinct styles of language use that differ in degree of explicitness and are sometimes thought to be correlated with differences in social class.Compare elaborated code, restricted code.
verb (used with object), cod·ed, cod·ing.
verb (used without object), cod·ed, cod·ing.
Origin of code
Related Words for codingsummarize, organize, condense, collect, catalogue, code, tabulate, classify, order, digest, arrange
Examples from the Web for coding
Contemporary Examples of coding
He called his college roommate, Sam Yam, who immediately got to coding; within months, their website, Patreon, was launched.Viral Video Pioneers: How Pomplamoose is Turning YouTube Stardom Into a Sustainable Profession
October 27, 2014
So we learned everything ourselves—designing circuit boards, coding—and persuaded fashion manufacturers to work with us.Wearables Hit the Runway at Fashion Week
September 11, 2014
For those with coding experience, you might also consider whether the data is available through an API.Self-Tracking for N00bz
Jamie Todd Rubin
July 24, 2014
George said coding and digital innovation were becoming basic artistic methods.
Some of the pre-eminent innovators at the intersection of art and coding are based at the Aesthetics and Computation Group at MIT.
Historical Examples of coding
The process, both of coding and of uncoding, is very laborious, and hardly pays for the trouble involved.In Jeopardy
Van Tassel Sutphen
Word Origin for code
c.1300, "systematic compilation of laws," from Old French code "system of laws, law-book" (13c.), from Latin codex, earlier caudex "book, book of laws," literally "tree trunk," hence, book made up of wooden tablets covered with wax for writing. Meaning "cipher" (the sense in secret code) is from 1808.
1815, from code (n.). Specifically in the computer sense from 1947. Related: Coded; coding.
A series of instructions designed to be fed into a computer.