The Computer Revolution/Programming/2nd generation

Second Generation: Assembly Language

Of the Five Generations of Programming Languages, this is obviously 2nd in the list.

- key definition of Assembly Language is : the use of English-like commands to generate machine language instructions instead of using numbers to write programs.

The Language translator is software that basically translated the above "english-like commands in a program into machine language better known as 1s and os. There are only 3 types of language translators, Assemblers, Compilers, and Interpeters.

Last modified on 24 July 2009, at 20:14