|Flowcharts and design structure diagrams are two techniques for displaying the structure of a program. They help the programmer to write efficient programs that will work as intended. Long programs are best broken down into a number of sub-programs, known as modules. Subroutines and functions are modules of a special kind. The operation of the stack and the action of interrupts are two other features of importance to programmers.|
The programs described in Chapter 10 are so short that is it easy to read through them and understand what they do. Mostly, they list a sequence of steps that the processor must take, starting at the beginning, continuing to the end and then stopping. Even in some of these simple ...
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