[PDF] Flowchart is a diagrammatic representation of an algorithm. Flowchart are very helpful in writing program and explaining program to others. Different symbols are used for different states in flowchart, For example: Input/Output and decision making has different symbols. The table below shows all the symbols that are used in designing flowchart.
|Flow line||Used to indicate the flow of logic by connecting symbols.|
|Terminal(Stop/Start)||Used to represent start and end of flowchart.|
|Input/Output||Used for input and output operation.|
|Processing||Used for arithmetic operations and data-manipulations.|
|Decision||Used to represent the operation in which there are two alternatives, true and false.|
|On-page Connector||Used to join different flow line|
|Off-page Connector||Used to connect flowchart portion on different page.|
|Predefined Process/Function||Used to represent a group of statements performing one processing task.|
Generally you can design a flowchart for programming with pencil and paper. People usually use flowchart drawing tool to design flowcharts for programming. There are many flowchart drawing tool through internet searching. A free flowchart drawing tool is enough for your use.