Last modified on March 21, 1995
What is Visual Programming?
Commonly defined as the use of visual expressions in the process of programming. These visual expressions may be used in programming environments
Involves a class of languages that use some visual representations to accomplish what would otherwise have to be written in a traditional one-dimensional language
Involves the use of graphical techniques in connection with programming
Manipulation of visual information
Offers support for visual interaction
Uses visual rather than textual technology (ie. UNIX)
Graphical interfaces for textual programming languages
Used to form the syntax for programming by demonstration.