Fourth Generation Languages

  • Jarle Aaram
Part of the IFIP State-of-the-Art Reports book series (IFIP)

Abstract

Programming languages are usually divided into four generations. The first generation is the machine languages, where programmers have to write each binary-coded machine instruction. Binary coding is voluminous and laborious to write, and the programs are difficult to read and maintain, and highly machine dependent.

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References

  1. 1.
    Martin, James, Application Development without Programmers. Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1982Google Scholar
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    Martin, James, Fourth-Generation Languages. Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1985Google Scholar

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© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 1988

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  • Jarle Aaram

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