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What do you mean by programming language? How many types of languages are there?
The language that computer can understand or way to communicate with the computer. The programming language can be classified into five levels or generations.
FIRST Generation Language:
Low-level/Machine language is based on binary numbers. The low-level language is binary language (0, 1) used for an electronic purpose in circuits. Also known as “Machine Language” or “Binary Language” ·
SECOND Generation Language:
Assembly language. Every hardware has its own assembly language but looks similar to each other.
THIRD Generation Language:
High-level languages are, High-Level language mean computer programming languages (are normally in English characters). Also called “User’s Language”. e.g.: FORTRAN, GWBASIC, APL, PASCAL, COBOL, SNOBOL, PROLOG, PU1, Ada, Modula-2, LISP, and RPG.
FOURTH Generation language:
They based on database e.g. FOCUS, RAMIS, NATURAL, LISP SQL etc.
FIFTH Generation Language:
Based on Al (Artificial intelligence) and VR (Virtual Reality) some popular programs are e.g. ELIZA, DOCTOR, DEN ORAL, SAM, MYCIN, PUFF, AM, RLL, FOXBASE, ORACLE, PARADOX etc.