Updated: 05/05/2017 by Computer Hope

A programmer may refer to any of the following:

1. Computer programmingAlternatively referred to as a coder or software developer, a programmer is an individual who writes code or creates software for a living. Many programmers who program for a profession have a college degree in computer science. While each job differs, most programmers are responsible for creating the software program or parts of a program, debugging problems, or adding onto a program.

Who was the first computer programmer?

Ada Lovelace is credited as being the worlds first computer programmer.

2. Programmer is the Danish translation for the Windows Program Files folder.

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