Programming

Main

Fortran

01/01/1957 - 01/02/1957

Creator: John Backus
FORmula TRANslating System

LISP

01/01/1958 - 01/02/1958

Creator: John McCarthy
LISt Processing

COBOL

01/01/1959 - 01/02/1959

Creator: Grace Hopper, William Selden, Gertrude Tierney, Howard Bromberg, Howard Discount, Vernon Reeves, Jean E. Sammet
COmmon Business-Oriented Language

BASIC

01/01/1964 - 01/02/1964

Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

Pascal

01/01/1970 - 01/02/1970

Teaching languaged named after Blaise Pascal to teach structured programming

Modern Languages

C

01/01/1972 - 01/02/1972

Imperative Alternative to assembly programming

SQL

01/01/1974 - 01/02/1974

Structured Query Language. For manipulating and retrieveing database information

C++

01/01/1983 - 01/02/1983

Added object-oriented methodologies to C

Python

01/01/1991 - 01/02/1991

Emphasis on code readability.

JavaScript

01/01/1994 - 01/02/1994

Adds dynamic scripting to web pages

Java

01/01/1995 - 01/02/1995

Write-once, run anywhere.