computer programmer

Definitions of computer programmer
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n a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs

Synonyms:
coder, programmer, software engineer
Types:
cracker
a programmer who cracks (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things
hacker
a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm
cyber-terrorist, cyberpunk, hacker
a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
Type of:
applied scientist, engineer, technologist
a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
computer user
a person who uses computers for work or entertainment or communication or business

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