High Level Language Programming

Features of High-Level Languages


** Definitions:

Syntax
The spatial relationships between symbols and collections of symbols in a language (c.f. semantics)
Grammar
(a) The term used in natural languages to describe the appropriate constructions of sentences with a knowledge of proper meaning
(b) A term misused in Computer Science as a synonym for syntax
Semantics
The meanings associated with symbols and collections of symbols in a language (c.f. syntax)
Language
The set of all possible sentences that can be produced from a syntax


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