COP1510 Exam 1 - Programming Languages

Events

COBOL

Approx. 1950

Business applications

FORTRAN

Approx. 1950

First high-level programming language, for complex mathematical calculations

BASIC

Approx. 1960

For beginners

Ada

Approx. 1970

U.S. department of defense, Countess Ada Lovelace

Pascal

1970

Teaching programming. Mathematician, physicist, and philosopher Blaise Pascal

C

1972

General purpose, Bell Laboratories

C++

1983

General purpose, Bell Laboratories

Python

Approx. 1990

General-purpose; business and academic applications

Ruby

Approx. 1990

General-purpose; Web servers

Javascript

Approx. 1990

Web pages

Java

Approx. 1990

Sun Microsystems

Visual Basic

Approx. 1990

Microsoft; Windows-based applications

C#

2000

Microsoft for Microsoft .NET platform