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ASSEMBLY LEVEL LANGUAGE

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This language uses letters and symbols instead of binary digits. These symbols are called Mnemonics. programs written in assembly level languages are called assembly codes. Assembly codes are translated into machine level language instructions. Assembly level language is easier to understand than machine level language.

HIGH LEVEL LANGUAGE {HLL}

High level languages are easier for a human programmer to understand . They are generally not dependent on any particular computer machine.

Advantages of High Level Languages

There are many advantages of high level languages .These are as follows:

a} Understandability

programs written in these languages are easier to understand and read than those in assembly and low level languages.

b} Debugging

Errors in programs written in high level languages are easy to find and remove.

c} protability

programs written for one machine can run on different machines with very minor changes or no changes at all.

EXAMPLES OF HIGH LEVEL LANGUAGES

some examples of high level languages are:

BASIC, LOGO, FORTRAN, COBOL , PASCAL ,C, C++, JAVA

LOGO

LOGO Stands for Language of Graphic oriented . It is also a simple language used to draw figures and do sums.

FORTRAN

FORTRAN stands for FORmula TRANslation. It is generally used by engineers.

COBOL

COBOL stand for common Business oriented languages.As the name suggests, it is used for business purpose.

HIGH LEVEL LANGUAGE {HLL}
INTRODUCTION - PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

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