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Elements of C Language

12.1 PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

A language that processes some kind of data and provides some meaningful result known as information is called a programming language. The given data and the information obtained are represented by the character set of the language. There are two types of programming languages:

  1. Low-Level Languages. Machine language and assembly language are called low-level languages. These languages are machine oriented and control the computer’s internal circuitry. As such these languages require extensive knowledge of electronic circuits of a computer. In machine language, the instructions are very detailed and are written in binary codes to which the computer responds directly. However, a machine language ...

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