Plankalkul frist appeared in 1948 and was designed by Konrad Zuse. Plankalkul was originally designed for Engineering purposes was the first high-level (non-von Neumann) programming language to be designed for a computer
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Designed by John Backus and first appearing in 1957, Fortran is a general-purpose imperative computer language that is especially suited to numeric computation and scientific computing. The name Fortran was derived from Formula Translating System.
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Designed by Howard Bromberg, Howard Discount, Vernon Reeves, Jean E. Sammet, William Selden, Gertrude Tierney. COBOL first appeared in 1959 while being designed for business use. COBOL is an acronym for "common business-oriented language"
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First appearing in 1967, LOGO was designed by Wally Feurzeig and Seymour Papert. LOGO is an educational programming language that was originally made to teach concepts of programming related to Lisp. Although today LOGO is mainly remembered for its use of "Turtle Graphics" in which commands for movement and drawing produced line graphics either on screen or with a small robot called a "turtle".
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B language first appeared in 1969 and was designed by Bell Labs. It's primary purpose wasfor non-numerical applications such as system programming. B was derived from BCPL, an early programming language
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Visual Basic first appeared in 1991 and was designed by Microsoft. Visual Basic was intended to be farily easy to use and learn, VIsual Basic was derived from BASIC but now also has RAD and IDE which allows the language to make more applications.
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