Candidates should be able to:
- explain the difference between high level code and machine code
- explain the need for translators to convert high level code to machine code
- describe the characteristics of an assembler, a compiler and an interpreter
- describe common tools and facilities available in an integrated development environment (IDE): editors, error diagnostics, run-time environment, translators, auto-documentation.
What is machine code?
Machine code is the lowest level of programming language because the instructions are executed directly by a computer's central processing unit (CPU). It is important . . .
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