Computers, Programming Languages, and C#

  • Vinny Cahill
  • Donal Lafferty

Abstract

This chapter:
  • describes the main components of a typical computer system

  • describes how a computer stores data and instructions and how instructions are executed

  • introduces machine language, assembly language, and high-level programming languages

  • describes the role of compilers and interpreters in translating high-level languages into instructions that can be directly executed by a computer

  • motivates the use of C# as a programming language

  • describes in detail how C# programs are translated into instructions that can be executed by a computer

  • introduces the Visual Studio.Net development environment and how it is used to eucute a CI program

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vinny Cahill
    • 1
  • Donal Lafferty
  1. 1.Trinity CollegeDublinIreland

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