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Definition: visual programming

Developing programs with tools that allow menus, buttons and other graphics elements to be selected from a palette and drawn and built on screen. It may include developing source code by creating and/or interacting with flow charts that graphically display the logic paths and associated code.

Visual Programming
Using a palette of functions, an OmniVox telephony application is programmed in OmniView, a visual programming environment from Apex Voice Communications (www.apexvoice.com). (Screen example courtesy of Apex Voice Communications, Inc.)