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OTHER WORDS FROM programmaticpro·gram·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·pro·gram·mat·ic, adjectiveun·pro·gram·mat·ic, adjective
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What does programmatic mean?
Programmatic is most commonly used to describe things done using a computer program.
In computing, a program is a sequence of instructions (called code) that enable a computer to perform a task. Programmatic is used to refer to tasks that can be done in an automated way (using such programs), especially as opposed to tasks that have to be done manually (by a person).
Program is a common word that has many other meanings, and programmatic can also refer to anything involving or using a plan.
More specifically but less commonly, it can be used to describe something involving program music, which is music intended to convey an impression of a definite series of images, scenes, or events.
Example: Instead of reading every cell in the spreadsheet to look for duplicates, you can filter them out programmatically.
Where does programmatic come from?
The word programmatic is first recorded in English around the early 1900s, but it didn’t come to be used in its modern sense until much later (obviously), after the advent of computers. But today, it’s most commonly used to refer to tasks completed with software.
Performing tasks in a programmatic way is really the whole point of computers. Instead of having to solve long, complex equations, computers were invented to crunch the numbers programmatically: instructions (the code) are programmed into the computer, specific data is put in, and then, bleep bloop, the computer does the work.
You’re most likely to hear the word being used to discuss how something can be automated, or at least simplified, so that humans don’t have to do as much work. But the scale and potential applications of things that can be done programmatically are limitless.
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What are some other forms of programmatic?
- programmatically (adverb)
- nonprogrammatic (adjective)
- unprogrammatic (adjective)
- programmatical (adjective)
What are some synonyms for programmatic?
What are some words that share a root or word element with programmatic?
What are some words that often get used in discussing programmatic?
How is programmatic used in real life?
Programmatic is primarily used to talk about having software do the work so we don’t have to.
— Think with Google MENA (@thinkgooglemena) July 31, 2017
Expect? No, but I think it benefits everyone to look into tooling that makes their life easier.
And as a software engineer, I've found it's much easier to find a programmatic solution rather than try to train the correct behavior in people 🤷♂️
— Comrade 🧐 (@ComradeNexus) September 24, 2019
I don't know what the best/right answer is, but a mix of custom types that expose more detailed info in a programmatic way seems like a good place to start.
— yortw (@yortw) May 14, 2019
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Which of the following words is an antonym (opposite) of programmatic?
Example sentences from the Web for programmatic
The majority of the rest of the book is devoted to the programmatic agenda of the members of the Federalist Society.A Small Right-Wing Conspiracy: The Federalist Society|David Fontana|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
State of the Union addresses tend to be too long and too programmatic.A Grownup Speech to Please Folks at Home, Not Pundits|Howard Kurtz|January 25, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Every president seems to get bogged down in policy overload and programmatic detail.
Like “Zarathustra,” it would be effective as music without a line of programmatic explanation.How to Appreciate Music|Gustav Kobb
These men often talk as glibly as if they were essayists, they often seem to be mere vehicles for programmatic manifestoes.Maxim Gorki|Hans Ostwald
Musical modernity and the programmatic form had come to seem inseparable.
Although he strove continually for classic form, his works nevertheless reveal their programmatic origin.