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The programmer uses simplified, descriptive language with which he is already familiar to obtain reports swiftly and efficiently.
Statements about the application which were written by the programmer are being translated internally to machine-coded language.
This system provides the programmer with a packaged means of accomplishing input and output requirements.
One programmer is now engaged full time preparing more programs.
One person serves as operator and programmer (for simple jobs).
The programmer is thus able to examine the machine states at each step.
The assembly program does the address bookkeeping for the programmer.
The programmer may specify that certain variables and constants are "systems" variables and constants.
These mnemonic symbols aid the programmer by representing the instruction in an easily remembered form.