structured programming

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struc′tured pro′gramming



n.
the design and coding of computer programs using a top-down methodology.
[1970–75]
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The system encourages top-down programming with comments at every level.
Return values from procedures in a PBD system interfere with a top-down programming style due to the difficulty of representing the result of running an undefined procedure.