Interpreters (Programming)

By: Dusty Arlia
Published on Sunday, August 11, 2013, 11:52 AM
Last Updated on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 5:13 PM
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Interpreters are computer programs that execute instructions written in a programming language. An interpreter uses one of these methods for executing:

  1. Execute the source code directly
  2. Translate the source code into some efficient intermediate representation and then immediately execute this
  3. Explicitly execute stored precompiled code made by a compiler which is part of the interpreter system