Source code

Collection of computer instructions written using some human-readable computer language

Source code (also referred to as source or code) is the version of software as it is originally written (i.e., typed into a computer) by a human in plain text (i.e., human readable alphanumeric characters).

Most early computer magazines published source code as type-in programs.

Programmers frequently adapt source code from one piece of software to use in other projects, a concept known as software reusability.

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