Introduction - Machine Languages Assembly Languages and...

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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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