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FORTRAN, LISP, COBOL

Approx. 1957 - Approx. 1959

These languages are considered the oldest that are still used today. They are used in scientific, mathematical, and business computing. Used by NASA, credit card machines, and ATM's. Also used in supercomputing.

PASCAL

Approx. 1970

Commercial versions of PASCAL we often used throughout the 80's, but was originally used for teaching structured programming and data structuring. PASCAL coding can be found in SKYPE.

C

Approx. 1972

C was created for UNIX systems. It was the second most popular language behind java.

C++

1983

This language is an extension of the 1972 language C. Widely used, and can be seen in Adobe, Chrome, Firefox, and other internet browsers.

OBJECTIVE -C

1983

Expanded on C, this language us used by APPLE, and can be seen on Apple's OS X and IOS operating systems.

PYTHON

1991

Python, featuring various tutorials, sample code, and a fun to use programming style, is used in many web applications such as GOOGLE, YAHOO, and SPOTIFY.

JAVA

1995

Java has cross platform functionality, and currently the world's most popular programming language. Java can be seen in Android OS and apps.

Visual Basic .NET

2001

Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET) is a multi-paradigm, object-oriented programming language, implemented on the .NET Framework. Microsoft launched VB.NET in 2002 as the successor to its original Visual Basic language. Although the ".NET" portion of the name was dropped in 2005, this article uses "Visual Basic [.NET]" to refer to all Visual Basic languages releases since 2002, in order to distinguish between them and the classic Visual Basic. Along with Visual C#, it is one of the two main languages targeting the .NET framework.

SWIFT

2014

Swift is a general-purpose, programming language developed by Apple Inc. for iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, and Linux. Swift is designed to work with Apple's Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks and the large body of existing Objective-C (ObjC) code written for Apple products.