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Unformatted text preview: Machine Languages, Assembly Languages and High-Level Languages High-level language Allows for writing more English-like instructions Contains commonly used mathematical operations value = value + delta; Compiler convert to machine language Assembly language English-like abbreviations represent computer operations LOAD value ADD delta STORE value Translator programs convert to machine language Machine language Natural language of computer component Machine dependent 0100 0010 1100 1001 0010 1000 0011 0101 Interpreter Execute high-level language programs without compilation History of Java Java C C++ Java 70s 80s 90s Problem of platform-specific compilers Solution by Java developers: Compile java code into machine code for hypothetical machine ( bytecode ). Use an interpreter to execute the bytecode on any platform....
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