Application programmer

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Application programmers are programmers who develop so-called application programs . This mostly happens in a commercial context.

Depending on the type of company, application programmers have different tasks:

  • The company is a company that purchased software (eg., From a software vendor) is used, the application programmer has the task of extending the purchased software to or modify ( customizing ) that the function of the software can be used in the company .
  • If the company is a software manufacturer that sells application programs, the application programmer's job is to develop the application programs.

In the first case, application programmers are sometimes called organizational programmers.

Both the term application programmer and the term organizational programmer are now obsolete. The names come from the time of the so-called mainframe computers .

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