Introduction to Programming using Python 1st Edition

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0132747189
ISBN 13: 978-0-13274-718-9

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Computers, Programs, and Python - Section 1.3 - Programming Languages - Check Point - MyProgrammingLab - Page 12: 1.17


An $interpreter$ translates and executes a program one statement at a time. A $compiler$ translates the entire source program into a machine-language file for execution

Work Step by Step

$Compiler$ -Convert the code as a whole -Compiler creates object code file -Program execution is fast $Interpreter$ -Converts the code line by line -Interpreter does not create object file -Program execution is slow
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