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''This article is about programming languages in general. For the project type, see [[Programming Language (Project Type)]]''
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A '''programming language''' is a set of rules and functions that let us use a computer. Programming languages are designed to make it easy for humans to write complex instructions. They function a lot like human languages: they have explicit grammars and a primitive vocabulary. [[Scratch]] is a programming language.
 
A '''programming language''' is a set of rules and functions that let us use a computer. Programming languages are designed to make it easy for humans to write complex instructions. They function a lot like human languages: they have explicit grammars and a primitive vocabulary. [[Scratch]] is a programming language.
  
 
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This article is about programming languages in general. For the project type, see Programming Language (Project Type)

A programming language is a set of rules and functions that let us use a computer. Programming languages are designed to make it easy for humans to write complex instructions. They function a lot like human languages: they have explicit grammars and a primitive vocabulary. Scratch is a programming language.