Logo

Updated: 03/13/2021 by Computer Hope

A logo may refer to any of the following:

Logo

1. A logo refers to an image, emblem, or symbol used to represent something. Usually, a logo represents a company, organization, product, or service, and is equivalent to a trademark.

The image shows the logo of Computer Hope. It is composed of shapes that represent the letters "C" and "H" in the words "Computer Hope."

Logo instructions for a square

2. Alternatively referred to as turtle graphics, Logo is pronounced as Low-go and is a high-level programming language known for its graphics capabilities, created by Seymour Papert in 1967. Logo is often used for young school children as a basic method of programming instructions into a computer to create a graphic. Below, are the instructions used to create a square.

forward 100
right 90
forward 100
right 90
forward 100
right 90
forward 100
Tip

The triangle that creates the graphic is often referred to as a turtle or turtle head.

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Domain-specific language, Programming language, Programming terms, Turtle