Progamming Languages Timeline

  • Plankalkul

    THe programming language plankalkul was created in 1943 by konrad Zuse. it was originally designed for engineering. The name, Plankalkul, is German for 'Plan Calculus."

    The programming language MATH-MATIC was created in 1957 by Charles Katz. It was meant as an improvement for FORTRAN. The language was a result from Grace Murray Hopper's A-0.

    The programming language FORTRAN was created in 1957 by John Backus and a team at IBM. The title FORTRAN is an acronym for FORmula TRANslation. The language was created to let simple translation of math formulas into code.
  • RPG

    The programming language RPG was created in 1959 by IBM. RPG is an acronym for Report Generator Program. The languagewas created for punch card machines. The name for the programming language describes what its purpose is.

    The Programming language COBOL was created in 1959 by the group CODASYL (The Conference On Data Systems Languages). The name for the language is an acronym for Common Business Oriented Language. The language was created for probability and readability.
  • Lisp

    The programming language Lisp was created in 1960 by John McCarthy. It was created as a mathematical notation for computer programs. Lisp originated on the mathematical theory of recursive functions.

    The programming language BASIC was created in 1963. The Title is an acronym for Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Code. It was created by John George Kemeny and Tom Kurtzas. The Language was created as an item to teach undergraduates.
  • LOGO

    The programming language LOGO was created in 1967 by Wallace Feurzieg. The name comes from Greek meaning "word" in English. The language was used to control devices like robots (The Turtle).
  • B

    The Programming language B was developed in 1970. It was designed by D.M. Ritchie and K.L. Thompson. The language was designed for programs like system programming. It was influenced by BCPL.

    The programming language PASCAL was created in 1971 by Niklaus Wirth. PASCAL was named after the mathematician Blaise Pascal. The language was created to make available features that were missing in other languages.
  • C

    The programming language C was developed in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie. It was developed to be used in creating operating systems in minicomputers. The language C was created because and comes after the previous one called B.
  • ML

    The programming language was created in 1973 by robin milner. It stands for Metalanguage. ML was created to make proof tactics in the LCF theorem prover. The language was inspired by ISWIM.
  • SQL

    The programming language SQL was created in 1974 by Donald Chamberlin and Raymond Boyce. The name is an acronym for Structured Query Language. It was created for extracting information from databases.
  • ADA

    The Programming language ADA was developed in 1983 by DR. Jean Ichbiah and his team.the language was originally created for lang- lived applications and embedded systems.It was named after Ada Lovelace, the world's first programmer.
  • C++

    The Programming Language C++ was created in 1983 by Bjarne Stroustrup. It is based of the previous language C. This language provides the means for object-oriented programming.
  • Visual Basic

    Visual Basic
    The programming language Visual Basic was created in 1990 by Microsoft. It was made to write programs for Windows systems easier. Visual Basic was Based on the previous program BASIC.
  • Python

    The programming language Python was created in 1991 by Giudo Van Rossum. Python is meant for quick prototyping of intricate applications. It is named after the seventies TV show Monty Pythons Flying Circus.
  • Delphi

    The programming language Delphi was created in 1995 by the company borland. the language allows you to create GUI (Graphical User Interface). The language was named Delphi because of a borland developer,Danny Thorpe, when he suggested the name in reference to the oracle at Delphi.
  • Java

    the programming language was created in 1995 by James Gosling. Java was originally created to be used on digital mobile devices. The language was created after the language called OAK.
  • PHP

    The programming language PHP was created in 1995 by Rasmus Lerdorf. It was created for web development. PHP was an acronym for Personal Home Page, but now stands for hypetext.
  • JavaScript

    The programming language JavaScript was created in 1995 by Brendan Eich. it was created in Netscape. Even though it's name is similar to java, it is not related to it. the language was Originally Applied as part of web browsers for interaction with the user and manage the browser.