programmer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n programmer a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The first programme shown on BBC2 was Play School
    • n programmer One who makes up a program: as, the official programmer of the Jockey Club.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Programmer one who makes up a programme
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Quotations

  • Harry Weinberger
    Harry Weinberger
    “If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L.,—Gr. programmapro, before, graphein, to write.

Usage

In literature:

I allowed him to arrange the programme.
"Great Violinists And Pianists" by George T. Ferris
Every piece of vocal music, moreover, carries its explanatory programme in its words.
"How to Listen to Music, 7th ed." by Henry Edward Krehbiel
The dances should be arranged beforehand, and for large balls programmes are printed with a list of the dances.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
We exchanged experiences, and in a few minutes he outlined a programme; and, having none of my own, I dropped naturally into his.
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
But such immediate giving up was one of the necessities of Mr. Low's programme.
"Phineas Finn" by Anthony Trollope
Although this is the official programme, it is to be hoped the hour is not a fixed one.
"Spanish Life in Town and Country" by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
While Major Bach never repeated the senseless pit-digging and refilling programme for the priests, his invention was by no means exhausted.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
Part of the programme was that he was to have gone the next morning with the Archduke to shoot in the neighbourhood.
"In the World War" by Count Ottokar Czernin
Plain wholesome food, simple dress, an open-air life without fixed programme, were what we found.
"Russian Rambles" by Isabel F. Hapgood
I have seen the programme, for 1864, of the meetings held at No.
"The Heavenly Father" by Ernest Naville
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In poetry:

It's all as simple as can be;
He paints the things you cannot see.
Just as composers please the ear
With programme things you cannot hear.
"Post-Impressionism" by Bert Leston Taylor
What do I know of Napoleon?
Now whose leg are you trying to pull?
What did he mean—not tonight Josephine?
He meant that his programme was full.
"The Memory Man" by Billy Bennett
Of shivering children, scarred with blows,
Of hunted bird and tortured beast,
Of War, whose hideous programme shows
Its means of homicide increased.
"Dreamland" by John Lawson Stoddard
Now, on the morning of the race,
Expectancy on every face,
They come the programme to fulfil
Upon the slope of Township Hill;
With silent feet the people meet,
While youths and maidens laughing greet.
"The Demon Snow-Shoes (A Legend of Kiandra)" by Barcroft Henry Boake
Began then B. Profundo his great fantastic dance;
The footlights flew like rockets, the audience in advance.
And so they changed the programme, and broke the golden rule
The parrot and the billy-goat, the monkey and the mule.
"The Parrot and the Billy-Goat" by Henry Clay Work
Mighty things were done at Casey's. Men of solid reputation,
Ringing bells and giving orders, kept the programme moving by;
And they made you sickly conscious of your humble situation
When they glared upon your meanness with a cold official eye.
"St Patricks Day" by John O Brien

In news:

We note that his statement was made following the programme 's broadcast on Tuesday 5th June on Polish TV.
European Climate Change Programme .
Nicolas Sarkozy's economic programme .
Fuel4 Producer Placement Programme .
Channel 4's year-long programme of events for the creative community announced in December.
KLM'S Meet and Seat programme .
Shuttle programme comes down to earth.
The account includes the official programmes , which will include feature articles and previews of the athletes, sports and venues, for all 26 sports at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
India's Janani Suraksha Yojana, a conditional cash transfer programme to increase births in health facilities: an impact evaluation.
Although the foundation's contribution to global health generally receives acclaim, fairly little is known about its grant-making programme .
Even after she became a successful computer programmer, Donna Bernaerts Kearns never forgot what it was like to grow up poor.
2 programmers launch Chicago ClearStreets just in time for Friday's snowstorm.
To Search for a specific word in any row/column, type CTRL-F. N P Artist Title Album Label Date Genre Programmer.
2010 18th IEEE Annual International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines.
The advocacy group applauded the TSA's decision to launch a pilot "known traveller " programme to speed certain pre-screened travellers through security, but it also listed a number of changes that could help ensure the programme's success.
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In science:

The flne grain bit is used to identify minimum ionizing particles requiring the HCAL tower energy to be inside a programmable energy range.
The CMS High Level Trigger
The implementation of longitudinal and lateral shower proflle selection cuts, as well as electromagnetic and hadronic isolation programmable criteria provides safety and (cid:176)exibility for the calorimeter electron/photon trigger.
The CMS High Level Trigger
The isolation and shower shape trigger cuts are programmable and can be adjusted to the running conditions.
The CMS High Level Trigger
An active tower is deflned as a trigger tower with ECAL or HCAL ET above a separately programmable threshold.
The CMS High Level Trigger
The energy deposit in each trigger tower, ECAL and HCAL separately, is compared to a programmable threshold to obtain two 4£4 single-bit activity patterns.
The CMS High Level Trigger
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