Computer Programming 1

Computer Programming 1

Plankalkul

1940

Designed by Konrad Zuse. It's used for engineering purposes.

Lisp

1956

Designed by John McCarthy. Used to develop a list processing language for Artificial Intelligence.

FORTRAN

1957

Designed by an IMB team led by John W. Backus. It is an acronym for FORmula TRANslation, because it was designed to allow easy translation of math formulas into codes.

COBOL

1959

Stands for Common Business Orianted Language. It was designed by a group of professionals called Conference on Data Systems Languages.

RPG

1960

Developed by IMB. It's desgined for development of commercial business software.

BASIC

1963

stands for Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. Designed by John George Kemeny and Tom Kurtzas. Used as a teaching tool for undergraduates.

C

1970

Designed by Dennis Ritchie. Used as a system implementation language for the nascent Unix operating system.

ADA

1970

Ada is not an acronym it stand for Augusta Ada Lovelace. Originally designed by a team led by Jean Ichbiah with the purpose of developing a language to be used across the US department of defense for mission critical military applications.

SQL

1970

It was developed by IMB by Donald D. Chamberlin and Raymond F. Boyce. SQL is the standard language used to communitcate with relational database managment systems. (Strustured Query Language)

PASCAL

1971

Designed by Niklaus Wirth. Named after the mathematician Blaise Pascal. It's used to provide features that were lacking in other languages of the time.

B

1973

Designed by D.M. Ritchie and K.L. Tompson. Intended for recursive, primarily non-numeric applications typified by system programming.

C++

1980

Designed by Bjarne Stroustrup. It provides capabilities for object-oriented programming.

Visual Basic

1987

Developed by Microsoft. It's a graphical programming environment.

MATH-MATIC

1988

Designed by Wolfram research led by Stephen Wolfram. Used in teaching reasearch, and in industry.

Java

1990

Evolved from the language named oak. It's designed to provide video on demand services.

Python

1991

Designed by Guido Van Rossum. Python got its name from the BBC comedy series from the 70s "Monty Python Flying Circus" He wanted to correct some of ABC's problems and keep some of it's features.

PHP

1994

Designed by Rasmus Lerdorf. PHP used to stand for "Personal Home Page" it now stands for "Hypertext Processor." It's purpose is editing and serving personal wesite that Ledorf ran himself.

Delphi

1995

Designed by Borland the descendant of Turbo Pascal. Its a native code compiler that runs under windows v3.1 or windows '95.