Computer Languages Timeline

  • Plankalkul Developed

    Created by Konrad Zuse
  • Fortran Programming Language Developed

    The name is derived from Formula Translating System, and was developed by IBM.
  • MATH-MATIC Released

    Developed by a group of people led by Charles Katz.
  • Lisp Developed

    Lisp has a long history of distinctive, fully parenthesized Polish Prefix notation.
  • COBOL Developed

    COBOL was developed by the Conference of Data Systems Languages, and stands for COmmon Business-Oriented Language.
  • RPG Language Developed

    Developed by people at IBM.
  • BASIC Developed

    BASIC stands for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
  • LOGO Developed

    Created by Wally Fuerzeig and Seymour Papert.
  • B Programming Code Developed

    Developed by Bell Labs
  • PASCAL Developed

    Developed by Niklaus Wirth
  • C Programming Code Developed

    Developed by Dennis Ritchie at Bell Labs, and is one of the most widely used programming language of all time.
  • ML Computer Programming Language Developed

    Created by Robin Milhur and others at the University of Edinburgh.
  • SQL Created

    Created by ISO/IEC.
  • ADA Developed

    ADA was developed in the early 1980s.
  • C++ Developed

    The C++ Programming Language is a book that describes the C++ language, and now has four editions that reflect changes of the language.
  • Visual Basic Developed

    Developed by teams from Microsoft.
  • Python Developed

    Developed by Guido van Rossum.
  • JavaScript Released

    JavaScript is a dynamic computer programming language, and is mostly used as part of web browsers.
  • Java Released

    Java was designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible, and is one of the most popular programming languages in use today.
  • PHP Released

    Created by Rasmus Lerdorf.
  • Delphi Developed

    Developed as a rapid application development tool for Windows.