Programming vs. Software Development

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A software developer, who goes by V., addresses this dicey topic on @codeproject

The following is an explanation of the terms “Programming”  and “Software Development”, as I see it (they are not necessarily the correct language definitions) . 

Programming: Creating applications to perform a certain task  (tools). 

Software Development: Creating professional applications that are easy to use, expandable and easy to change. IOW – well designed.  

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