Programmer

A computer programmer, sometimes referred to as a software developer, a software engineer, a programmer, or more recently a coder (especially in more informal contexts), is a person who creates computer software.

Computer programmer
Betty Jennings and Fran Bilas, part of the first ENIAC programming team
Occupation
NamesComputer Programmer
Occupation type
Profession
Activity sectors
Information technology, Software industry
Description
CompetenciesWriting and debugging computer code
Education required
Varies from apprenticeship to bachelor's degree

A programmer's most often-used computer language (e.g., Assembly, C, C++, C#, JavaScript, Lisp, Python, Java) may be prefixed to the aforementioned terms. Some who work with web programming languages may also prefix their titles with web.


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