Evolution of Programming

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Evolution of Programming Christa Gibbs IT205
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Programming Languages Programming languages are artificial languages created to tell the computer what to do. They consist of vocabulary and set of rules with which to write programs. The program development life cycle (PDLC) is an organized method of software development.
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Development of Programming Languages Programming language are classified by levels or generations Lower-level language are the oldest. The four generations of programming languages are: - Machine languages - Assembly languages - Procedural languages - Problem-oriented languages
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First-Generation Languages Machine language Consists of Binary Numbers (0’s and 1’s) Is the earliest programming language Is the only language the computer understands without translation Is machine dependent - Each family of processors has its own machine language
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Second –Generation Languages Assembly language Resembles machine language Is a low-level language
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