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What Is a Programming Language?

  • Sloan Kelly
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Abstract

A computer program is a list of statements that a computer must carry out in order to complete a task. Usually a repetitive task that would take a human a long time to calculate. A computer language describes the arrangement or syntax of those statements. There are various computer languages out there, each suitable to one or more tasks.

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© Sloan Kelly  2019

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  • Sloan Kelly
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  1. 1.Niagara FallsCanada

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