Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/45

Click to flip

45 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Console application
Application that does not have a graphical user interface
Console window
text output of a console application
comment
inserted into programs to improve readability of the code; preceded by a single quote
modules
logical groupings of methods that simplify program organization
module declaration
define a module
methods
perform tasks and can return information when the tasks are completed
keyword
words reserved for use by Visual Basic; ie module, get, set, string, etc.
identifier
a series of characters consisting of letters, digits and underscores; cannot begin with a digit and cannot contain spaces; cannot be a keyword; not case sensitive
whitespace characters
blank lines and tab characters that makes code easier to read
MAIN
entry point of the program
SUB
body of the method declaration (code to be executed as part of program)
END SUB
closes method
strings, character strings, or string literals
characters surrounded by double quotes within an action; to be printed within a program
classes
organize groups of related methods and data
arguments
values recieved by the method
declarations
begin with keyword dim; declare a variable(s); must be done before they can be used in program
variable
locations in the computer's memory where values can be stored for use by a program
Primitive variable types
Boolean, byte, char, date, decimal, double, integer, long, SByte, short single, string, UInteger, ULong, UShort
prompt
directs the user to take a specific action and input some sort of information; followed by method ReadLine
run-time error
an error that has its effect at execution time
string concatenation operator
&
arithmetic operators
*, +, -, /, \, Mod, ^
Integer division
backslash (\); takes two Integer operands and yeilds an Integer result; fractional parts are rounded
Floating point division
fowardslash (/); divides exactly, using decimals
If...Then statement
allows a program to make a decision based on the truth or falsity of some expression
condition
expression in an If...Then statement
equality operators
=, <>
relational operators
>,<,>=,<=
message dialog
windows that display messages to the user; class MessageBox
namespace
groupings of FCL classes according to functionality; makes it easier for programmers to find the classes needed to perform particular tasks
declarations
begin with keyword dim; declare a variable(s); must be done before they can be used in program
variable
locations in the computer's memory where values can be stored for use by a program
Primitive variable types
Boolean, byte, char, date, decimal, double, integer, long, SByte, short single, string, UInteger, ULong, UShort
prompt
directs the user to take a specific action and input some sort of information; followed by method ReadLine
run-time error
an error that has its effect at execution time
string concatenation operator
&
arithmetic operators
*, +, -, /, \, Mod, ^
Integer division
backslash (\); takes two Integer operands and yeilds an Integer result; fractional parts are rounded
Floating point division
fowardslash (/); divides exactly, using decimals
If...Then statement
allows a program to make a decision based on the truth or falsity of some expression
condition
expression in an If...Then statement
equality operators
=, <>
relational operators
>,<,>=,<=
message dialog
windows that display messages to the user; class MessageBox
namespace
groupings of FCL classes according to functionality; makes it easier for programmers to find the classes needed to perform particular tasks