Chapter Review

This chapter provided you with an overview of a number of languages that are often used in the development of software in the healthcare industry. For details on any one of the languages, the reader is referred to the many books and manuals available. The chapter began with a discussion of compiled versus interpreted programming languages and also discussed the importance of operating systems. A number of high-level programming languages were described, including C, C++, and Java. Although not a programming language, the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is integral to understanding how web applications work and was also discussed, along with XML for structuring, storing, and transferring data. Finally, the chapter discussed Active ...

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