As nouns the difference between program and breakpoint
is that program
is a set of structured activities while breakpoint
is (computing) a point in a program at which operation may be interrupted during debugging so that the state of the program at that point can be investigated.
As a verb program
is to enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* programme (see usage notes)
A set of structured activities.
A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.
A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.
(lb) A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.
A particular mindset or method of doing things.
*Ellis in the movie Die Hard
*:Come on, John, why don’t you get with the program and tell him where the detonators are?
* Usage of program'' and ''programme :
** US: program is the only spelling normally used.
** UK: programme'' is used in all cases except for computer code, in which case ''program'' is generally used. Older sources may use ''programme for computer code.
** Canada: both program'' and ''programme'' are used, but ''programme is more common.
** Australia: program'' is endorsed by the Australian government, but ''programme is most common.
** New Zealand: programme'' is favoured by New Zealand dictionaries, and is endorsed by government usage; ''program is rarely seen outside the computing meaning.
* (leaflet): playbill (for a play )
* (software application): application
* programme block
* program counter
* program evaluation and review technique
* program guide
* program music
* program slicer
* program trading
To enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
* He programmed the DVR to record his favorite show.
To develop (software) by writing program code.
To put together the schedule of an event.
* Mary will program Tuesday’s festivities.
To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.
* The lab rat was programmed to press the lever when the bell rang.
- I programmed a small game as a demonstration.
(computing) A point in a program at which operation may be interrupted during debugging so that the state of the program at that point can be investigated.
(meteorology) Location referred to when issuing watches, warnings, or advisories for specific areas.
(physics) The point where surface water waves are breaking in e.g. oceans, lakes, etc.
* break point