Chapter_4-Computer Software

Chapter_4-Computer Software - 2010 Francisco Delgadillo...

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Unformatted text preview: 2010 Francisco Delgadillo 2010 Francisco Delgadillo 1 Software Purpose - In order for the CPU to control the physical states of the digital circuitry, it must receive signals from a computer program and convert these signals into action (switching circuits on and off). Software Programming Language Operating System General purpose Application Software Application specific Software Software Computer Software Application Software System Software General Purpose Application Software Application Specific Software Operating Systems Programming Language Program Language a set of symbols and rules used to write code that can be interpreted by a computer. Syntax: the rules of the language. Program Language Levels 1st generation - Machine Language 2010 Francisco Delgadillo 2 Program Language Levels (cont.) 2nd generation - Assembly Language Program Language Levels (cont.) 3rd generation - High-level Program Language Levels (cont.) 4th generation -...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course ISQS 2340 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas Tech.

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