Computer language

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Computer language may refer Programming language, a formal language designed to communicate instructions to a machine, particularly a computer[1]

  • Command language, a language used to control the tasks of the computer itself, such as starting other programs
  • Machine language or machine code, a set of instructions executed directly by a computer's central processing unit
  • Markup language, a grammar for annotating a document in a way that is syntactically distinguishable from the text, such as HTML
  • Style sheet language, a computer language that expresses the presentation of structured documents, such as CSS
  • Configuration language, a language used to write configuration files
  • Construction language, a general category that includes configuration languages, toolkit languages, and programming languages
  • Query language, a language used to make queries in databases and information systems
  • Modeling language, a formal language used to express information or knowledge, often for use in computer system design

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  1. ^ Beale, Vangie. "What is a programming language?". Webopedia. ITBusinessEdge. Retrieved 21 January 2016.