A . is a type of computer program that is designed to perform a specific task or set of tasks. It is typically used to automate repetitive or complex tasks, such as data entry, calculations, or other processes that would be too time-consuming or difficult for a human to do manually. A . can be programmed to run on its own, or it can be triggered by an event or user action. It can also be used to create a workflow, where a series of tasks are performed in a specific order.