1.2 Timeline Assignment

  • Plankalkul

    Developed by Konrad Zuse. Used for engineering purposes. There is no acronym.
  • Fortran

    Developed by John Backus. Used for numeric computation and scientific computing. No acronym.
  • Math-Matic

    Developed by Remington Rand. Used as a business oriented language. No acronym.
  • Lisp

    Developed by Steve Russell, Timothy P. Hart, and Mike Levin. Used for easy manipulation of data strings. Acronym is List Processing.

    Developed by Howard Bromberg and Jean E. Sammet. This is used for business, finance, and administrative systems for companies. COBOL stands for Common Business Oriented Language.
  • RPG

    Developed by IBM. Used for business applications. RBG is the acronym Report Program Generator.
  • Basic

    Developed by John G. Kemeny and Thomas E. Kurtz. This is used for enabling students in Math and Science to use computers. This acronym is Beginners All- Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
  • LOGO

    Developed by Bolt and Beranek & Newman. Used for generating basic shapes using a turtle cursor. No acronym.
  • B

    Developed by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie. This language is a non-numeric machine used for independent applications. No acronym.

    Developed by Niklaus Wirth. Used for good programming practices and data structuring. PASCAL stands for Preservations and Storage Center for Academic Libraries.
  • C

    Developed by Dennis Ritchie. It is used for supporting structured programming for lexical variable scope and recursion. There is no acronym.
  • C++

    Developed by Bjarne Stroustrup. It is efficient and flexible with high- level features for organization. There is no acronym.
  • ADA

    Jean Ichbiah and S. Tucker Taft developed this. This language is used for improving code safety and maintainability. There is no acronym.
  • SQL

    Developed by ISO and IEC. Used for managing data held in a rational database management system. SQL is the acronym for Structured Query Language.
  • Python

    Developed by Python Software Foundation. Used to emphasize code readability with its notable use of significant whitespace. No acronym.
  • Visual Basic

    Developed by Microsoft. Used to create softwares with easy graphical environment. No acronym.
  • PHP

    Developed by The PHP Development Team. Used as a server side scripting language. Hypertext Preprocessor is the acronym.
  • Java

    Developed by Oracle Corporation. Used for complete applications on a single computer. No acronym.
  • Javascript

    Developed by Netscape Communications Corporation. Used for client side scripting language into HTML page. JS is the acronym for Javascript.
  • ML

    Developed by Robin Milner. Used for general- purpose, functional program language. ML is short for Standard Meta Language.
  • Delphi

    Started in 2016 and updates every 6 months. Developed by Borland Software. Used for rapid application development of desktop, mobil, and web. No acronym.