structured programming

structured programming

noun Computers.
the design and coding of programs by a methodology (top-down) that successively breaks problems into smaller, nested subunits.

Origin:
1970–75

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structured programming definition

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Any software development technique that includes structured design and results in the development of a program consisting of blocks of code whose internal details are independent. Structured programming is usually done in a block-structured language.
(2004-09-29)

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