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Programming languages make what two kinds of software
1 System Software
2 Application Software
System Software
makes computers run more efficiently (coordinates activities of hardware and other computer programs)
Application software
helps people, groups achieve their goals
eectronic instructions that govern a computer system's functioning and that controls the hardware
Computer Platform
hardware configuration combined with the system software e.g Windows
How software works
there are executable files and files that store data. instruction copied from disk drive into memory
Programming Language
command for writing software that is translated and executed to solve a problem
Program Code
set of instructions that signal CPU to perform circuit-switching operations.