Types of High level Launguage


Types of High Level Languages

Many languages have been developed for achieving different variety of tasks, some are fairly specialized others are quite general purpose.

These are categorized according to their use as

a) Algebraic Formula-Type Processing. These languages are oriented towards the computational procedures for solving mathematical and statistical problem

Examples are

 BASIC (Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code).

 FORTRAN (Formula Translation).

 PL/I (Programming Language, Version 1).

 ALGOL (Algorithmic Language).

 APL (A Programming Language).

b) Business Data Processing:

These languages emphasize their capabilities for maintaining data processing procedures and files handling problems.

Examples are:

 COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language).

 RPG (Report Program Generator