Definitions

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  • noun A device that generates a code, often as a series of pulses.
  • noun computing A programmer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs

Etymologies

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code +‎ -er

Examples

  • I am looking for a long term coder to work on various projects for oscommerce, creloaded, zencart etc

    GetAFreelancer.com - New Projects

  • Allen Coding Systems has released the 53LTi thermal transfer coder, which is available from Advanced Labelling Systems (ALS) and will be demonstrated at the PPMA show.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • I've been a 'coder' since forever, and much prefer the power and control possible when you roll your sleeves up and write code.

    Whatever happened to inductive learning?

  • Woah wait a second, you say you are a 'coder' with no formal training but you can pump out code that you have been 'taught' is the best way of doing it and you find alot of fault in others work just because they dont use MVC/smarty etc?

    Planet Terasi

  • It propagates all the opinion designers already have - design something without knowing the dimensions and make a "coder" do the work to get the design up there.

    WorthWorkingFor

  • So do I need to be a "coder" in order to be a developer?

    alex hillman writes here

  • Debra turned out to inhabit a subterranean lair with two delightful children and a scientist husband (and, incidentally, gives the phrase "bedroom coder" new meaning), so we had a lot in common.

    Weblogs

  • SecureWorks senior researcher Joe Stewart is the latest good-guy coder to downplay the significance of millions of Conficker-infected PCs calling home on April 1.

    Past Tech Trends & Products: Technology Live Archive

  • The Nieman Journalism Lab reported that it "can be defeated through four lines of Javascript," and that a "Canadian coder" had made available a tool to do just that-one so simple "it barely even qualifies as a hack."

    Online Journalism's Golden Age

  • Julian Assange has described himself as the "heart and soul of this organisation, its founder, philosopher, spokesperson, original coder, organiser, financer, and all the rest."

    Matthew Modine: Whispering Sweet Nothings?

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