Computer Programming Languages

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    History of Computer Programming

  • Plankalkül

    Developed by Konrad Zues
    Designed for engineering purposes

    Developer Team led by Charles Katz
    Intended as an improvement over FORTRAN.
  • Fortran

    developer John Backus & IBM
    Purpose originally for scientific and engineering applications
  • Lisp

    Developer Steve Russell, Timothy P. Hart, and Mike Levin
    originally created as a practical mathematical notation for computer programs.
  • RPG

    Developer IBM
    Purpose Business Applications

    Designed by Grace Hopper, Wiliam Selden, Gertrude Tierney, Howard Bromberg, Howard Discound, Vernon Reeves, Jean E. Sammet
    Purpose Designed for business use

    Designed by John George Kemeny and Thomas Eugene Kurtz.
    They watned to enable students in field other than science and mathematcis to use computers.
  • LOGO

    Developer Wally Feurzeig, Seymour Papert
    Developed for educational use
  • B

    Developer Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie
    Designed for recusive, non-nurmeric, Machine independent applications, such as system and language software.
  • Pascal

    Desigend by Niklaus Wirth
    Intended to encourage good programming practices
  • C

    Designed by Dennis Ritchie
    Designed for Cross-platform programming
  • SQL

    Developed by IBM
    Shorten for Structured Query Language
    Designed for managing data held in a relational database management system
  • ML

    Designed by Robin Milner & others at the University of Deinburgh
    General-purpose functional programming language
  • C++

    Designed by Bjarne Stroustrup
    Designed for Systems Programming
  • ADA

    Designed by Jean Ichbiah
    Designed for United States Department of Defense
  • Python

    Develper Guido Van Rossum
    Allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines of code than would be possible in languages such as C.
  • Visual Basic

    Develpoed by Alan Cooper, Sold to Microsoft
    Designed to be east to learn and use
  • Delphi

    Developer Embarcadero Technologies
    Developed as a rapid application development tool for windows
  • Java

    Developer Oracle Corporation
    Developed for "write once, run anywhere"
  • JavaScript

    Developer Netscape Communications Corporation, Mozilla Foundation
    Developed for Web Browsers
  • PHP

    Developer The PHP Group
    Designed for web development bu also used as a general-purpose programming language.