Visual Programming


Visual Programming (VP) is a method of programming specific applications using strictly visual constructs. The term "Visual Programming" has different meanings to different people, but true visual programming involves the contstruct of executable graphics with no hiddent text. With this idea, many of they mainstream visual programming languages would not qualify! Therefore a thorough examination of what is and what isn't a visual programming language is necessary. This document will also analyze several true visual programming languages (VPL), the uses these specific VPL's in real world situations, the environment that is needed for VP, the advantages and disadvantages of VPLs, and what possible future might be instore for VP.

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