• August 21, 2014
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Programming language overview

As we are going to start learning Java, which is a programming language. So, let us have a brief look at programming language first.

What is language?

A way of communication is known as language. e.g. Hindi, English etc.

What is a Program?

A set of instructions which is used to perform a specific task.

What is a Programming Language?   

An artificial language used to write programs which can be translated into machine language and executed by computer with the help of some special software.

What is a Platform?   

Dictionary meaning: A raised level surface on which things can stand.

In programming: Hardware or software on which a program can execute/run.

e.g. – c, c++, Java etc.
 
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Related Topics:

Programming language overview.
Overview of Java.
Java features
JVM (java virtual machine) architecture details.
Difference between JVM, JRE and JDK.
Java Coding Guidelines.

 


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