Link: Added by:
Major Programming Language History
Created by Harbinger22
on Feb 15, 2011
Last updated: 02/15/11 at 08:55 AM
Programming Languages has no followers yet. Be the first one to
developed in 1995 by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems to be used with interactive television: Soon switched to easy to use computer language.
Developed in 1991 by Microsoft as a much simpler BASIC that any individual could learn and use easily. Derived from BASIC
- Developed by Bjarne Stroustrup in 1979 as a C upgrade, it was released in 1983 as an independent program. Same uses as C but in much broader areas.
Developed in 1980 by Jean Ichbiah for the U.S. Department of Defense as a standard all-around program language. Named after Ada Lovelace, the first credited computer programmer.
developed by Donald Chamberlin and Raymond Boyce of IBM in 1974. Stands for Structured Query Language.
Most common programming language. Developed by Dennis Ritchie in 1973 and named ‘C’ due to it being based off of ‘B’, a striped down BCPL.
developed by Wally Feurzeig & Seymour Papert in 1967 as a language for functional programming; name comes from the Greek word ‘logos’, meaning word.
Developed in 1964 by John Kemeny and Thomas Eugene. Stands for Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code and is used as a universal program for the non-science population.
Developed in 1959 by a team of researchers from other branches and programming companies. Stands for Common Business-Oriented Language and is used for business and finance tasks.
developed by John Backus of IBM in 1957. Common program used in nearly any field of computing.
developed by the Rand Corporation in 1957; derived from A-0 for math-operating and problem solving.