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Features of a Perfect Programming Language

I have noticed that there are many languages, is this because no one language has all the major elements needed to be a perfect programming Language? What major features should a perfect programming language include? I am trying to understand the concepts and struggling.

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Programming language is a way of communicating with the computer by providing instructions in a structured manner. These instructions are then converted to machine language, a digital code oriented language that the underlying computer hardware can understand. Consequently, just like natural language, a perfect programming language is often elusive, it differs because of style, ease of use, vocabulary, syntax and popularity. However, any good programming language must have few major features:

1. Readability: A good programming language should have a structure that is human readable and understandable. For example, Lisp has a unique syntactic construct which makes it very easy to become ...

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There are many programming languages. Is this because no one language has all the major elements needed to be a perfect programming Language? What major features should a perfect programming language include?
I have written the following, complete from scratch. Hope it helps in gaining insight into programming language features.

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