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a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
a programmer who cracks (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things
a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm
a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
a person who uses computers for work or entertainment or communication or business
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