“I worked as a coder to put myself through college,” Chandra explains.
Mark was the coder of the group, and also really the driving force behind a lot of the brainstorming and conversation.
“I am not that computer programmer,” Shields admits, without being more specific about what dream machine his coder might invent.
What did a coder or code book, matter at the present moment?
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.