What is interpreter?

5 pts.
Tags:
Interpriter
What is interpreter?

Answer Wiki

Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

In computer science, an interpreter is a computer program that directly executes, i.e. performs, instructions written in a programming or scripting language, without previously batch-compiling them into machine language. An interpreter generally uses one of the following strategies for program execution:

  1. parse the source code and perform its behavior directly
  2. translate source code into some efficient intermediate representation and immediately execute this
  3. explicitly execute stored precompiled code[1] made by a compiler which is part of the interpreter system

Discuss This Question: 1  Reply

 
There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when members answer or reply to this question.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
  • Ben Rubenstein
    Hi simione, welcome to ITKE. This link may help you as well: http://searchwindowsserver.techtarget.com/definition/command-interpreter
    5,655 pointsBadges:
    report

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

To follow this tag...

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Thanks! We'll email you when relevant content is added and updated.

Following