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Generation in computer terminology is a step in technology. It provides the all information about the growth of computer industry. The term generation was used to distinguish between varying the hardware technologies. Now a days, it has been extended to include both hardware and software that together make up a computer system.

There are five generations:-

First generation (1942-55)

Second Generation (1955-64)

Third Generation (1964-75)

Fourth Generation(1975-89)

Fifth Generation (1989-Present)


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