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Essential Guide to Computing: The Story of Information Technology, The by E. Garrison Walters

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  1. What are the different levels of programming? Why are there different levels?

  2. What is a subroutine and how does it work?

  3. What is the difference between a compiled language and an interpreted language?

  4. Give three reasons for the "software crisis."

  5. How is structured programming different?

  6. What are the advantages of program modules?

  7. What is a markup language? Why are markup languages important?

  8. How different is Object-Oriented Technology (OOT) from previous approaches?

  9. At what stage is OOT programming faster? At what stage is it slower?

  10. What are the principal advantages of Java?

  11. What is rapid application development?

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