pseudo code is a DESCRIPTION based on an algorythm. It is used so that programmers can see what is happening. It is good as it allows programmers to understand tasks at a glance
' VB CODE
Dim str as string = "heya"
Dim str2 as string = "oh no!"
if str = str2 then
msgbox("they equal each other")
msgbox("they are not equal")
[B]if[/B] string 1 equals string 2
show message box stating both are equal
show message box stating they are not
the main reason for using it is during analysis and design stages of creating an application so the designer can work out what is required to happen and create a logical order before attempting to code the given code.