The high-level administration programme running system in a computer at all times, i.e. to control all the operations and tasks, e.g. MS-DOS and UNIX.
System (OS) The operating system is the one, which offers all needed basic functions and the surface for using own programs to the user. The most widespreaded OS is surely Windows® from Microsoft®. Parameter As parameters are called the values (variables) given to a function, command, keyword or procedure. If a parameter is "optional", i.e. you can but most not indicate it, then this parameter will be displayed into square [brackets] in the manual. Pointer A pointer (indicator) is a variable, which contains a memory address, at which data is stored. Sourcecode(also only: Code) As source code is named the program code (in our case the PureBasic program code) entered by the programmer. From the source code the compiler can create an executable program. Syntax Define the rules for correct using of a function, command, operator, etc.