Programming Language is a computer language engineered to create a standard form of commands. These commands can be interpreted into a code understood by a machine. Programs are created through programming languages to control the behavior and output of a machine through accurate algorithms, similar to the human communication process. Examples of programming languages are assembler, C/C++, C#, Java, JavaScrpipt, Python, Erlang, HTML, etc.
A programming language is also known as a programming system, computer language or computer system.
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