literate programming

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literate programming definition

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Combining the use of a text formatting language such as TeX and a conventional programming language so as to maintain documentation and source code together.
Literate programming may use the inverse comment convention.
Perl's literate programming system is called pod.
(2003-09-24)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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