A programming language is used to write computer programs including applications, utilities, and systems programs. Before the Java and C# programming languages appeared, computer programs were either compiled or interpreted.
Compiling a Program
The development of a compiled program follows these basic steps:
- Write or edit the program
- Compile the program into machine code files that are specific to the target machine
- Link the machine code files into a runnable program (known as an EXE file)
- Debug or