Generation of Programming Languages



There are five generation of Programming languages.They are:
First Generation Languages :
These are low-level languages like machine language
Second Generation Languages :
These are low-level assembly languages used in kernels and hardware drives
Third Generation Languages :
These are high-level languages like C, C++, Java, Visual Basic and JavaScript
Fourth Generation Languages :
These are languages that consist of statements that are similar to statements similar to statements in the human language.These are used mainly in database programming and scripting.Example of these languages include Perl, Python, Ruby, SQL
Fifth Generation Languages :
These are the programming languages that have visual tools to develop a program.Examples of fifth generation language include Mercury, OPS5, and Prolog

The first two generations are called low level languages. The next three generations are called high level languages.

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