History of Programming Languages

Timeline created by ChrisNieves23
  • Plankalkul

    Plankalkul
    Konrad Zuse developed this in 1945. Was the first high-level computer program language.
  • Fortran

    Fortran
    Developed by John Backus in 1954. Program made sure computer were more useful. The name stands for formula translator.
  • Math-Mathic

    Math-Mathic
    Developed in 1957 by Remington Rand.
  • COBOL

    COBOL
    Developed by Howard Bromberg, Norman Discount, Vernon Reeves, Jean E. Sammet, William Selden, Gertrude Tierney in 1959It was mostly used for high frame computers.
  • RPG

    RPG
    developed in 1959 and it is used for business applications
  • Lisp

    Lisp
    Developed by john McCarthy din 1960. Its particular interest for Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, and other forms of advanced programming.
  • BASIC

    BASIC
    Designed by John G. Kemeny and Thomas E. Kurtz in 1964. It stands for "Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code." It was made so that students may write simple computer programs.
  • LOGO

    LOGO
    by Wally Feurzeig, Cynthia Solomon, and Seymour Papert in 1967. It was used to control devices. It stands for Language of Graphis Oriented.
  • B

    B
    A programming language made at Bells Lab Circa in 1969. The name was derived from BCPL. It was mostly used for non-numeric applications such as system programming.
  • ML

    ML
    Developed by Robin Milner. It stands for Machine Learning algorithms. USed to feed a big amount of data to a machine.
  • PASCAL

    PASCAL
    Developed by Niklaus Wirth in 1970. Designed to teach programming languages. The name stands for High level structured programming language.
  • SQL

    SQL
    Developed in the 1970s by Raymond Boyce and Donald Chamberlin. It stands for Structured Query Language. It was used for managing and organize data.
  • C

    C
    Developed by Bells Lab and Dennis Ritchie in 1972. It is mostly used for application, games and graphics in the programming area.
  • ADA

    ADA
    Was developed in the 1980s by Jean Ichbiah. ADA was named after the first computer programmer Ada Lovelace. Ada is used in avionics, air traffic control, railways, banking, military and space technology.
  • C++

    C++
    Designed by Bjarne Stroustup in 1985 .It is used in different ways of programming like procedural, object-oriented, functional, and so on.
  • Java

    Java
    Was developed in 1991 by James Gosling. Allowed consumer electronic to communicate which each other.
  • Python

    Python
    Was developed in 1991 by Guido van Rossum. t was mainly developed for emphasis on code readability, and its syntax allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines of code.
  • Visual Basic

    Visual Basic
    It was developed in 1991 by Alan Cooper. It was made to make programming much easier for the Windows Computer Software.
  • PHP

    PHP
    Developed in 1994 by Rasmus Lerdorf. It stands for Personal Home Page/Forms Interpreter". Helped create an ideal style for web development.
  • Delphi

    Delphi
    Developed by Turbo paschal in 1995. It is used for rapid application development of desktop, mobile, web, and console software, currently developed and maintained by Embarcadero Technologies.
  • Javascript

    Javascript
    It was developed in 1995 by Brandan Eich. It was used for used both on the client-side and server-side that allows you to make web pages interactive.