Programing history timeline

By Klrt87
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    history of programming related to videogames

  • The Jacquard loom

    The Jacquard loom
    Jhoseph marie Jacquard invented a mechanical, automated loom. changeable punched cards controlled the operation of the loom.
  • Ada Lovelace First computer programer

    Ada Lovelace First computer programer
    Lovelace translated an article about charles babbage's proposed analytic engin. in her notes, she desceribes an algorithim that is cited as the first computer program. She also theorized that computer would be able to play music and chess. A.D.A a us department of defense computer language is named in her honor.
  • Punch card computers

    Punch card computers
    sourceHerman Hollerith invented the recording of data on a medium that could then be read by a machine. To process these punched cards, first known as "Hollerith cards" he invented the keypunch, sorter, and tabulator unit record machine. These inventions were the foundation of the data processing industry. The addition of a control panel (plugboard) to his 1906 Type I Tabulator allowed it to do different jobs without having to be physically rebuilt.
  • IBM

    Jacquard founded the Tabulating Machine Company which later became IBM.
  • Atanasoff-Berry Computer

    Atanasoff-Berry Computer
    Developed in 1937 and tested in 1942, the first electronic digital computer was designed to solve linear equations.
  • Edsac runs its first program

    Edsac runs its first program
    EDSAC ran its first program: calculating a table of squares and a list of prime numbers.
  • TX-0

    <ahref='' >source</a> collection of interactive graphical programs were created on the TX-0 machine at MIT:Mouse in the Maze, HAX, and Tic-Tac-Toe.
  • Spacewar

    Programmed by steve russell, space war is a two player game where two spaceships , affeceted by the gravity of a star, fire misslles that are unaffected by gravity at each other.
  • The Brown box

    The Brown box
    sourceThe first video game console debuted as a bulky rectangular brown wooden box with two attached controllers, and thus the name "Brown Box". Invented by Ralph H. Baer, also known as "The Father of Video Games", he developed the brown video game console such that it can be hooked up with any ordinary TV sets. There were only six simple games for the console.
  • Magnavox Odyssey

    Magnavox Odyssey
    sourceThe demonstration of the "Brown Box" led to the licensing of the technology by Magnavox in 1972, resulting in the release of the first official home video game console – Magnavox Odyssey. Just as the earliest films do not feature recorded sound, the first video game console is silent as well, with graphics which we would consider very primitive by today’s standard.
  • Ethernet cable

    Ethernet cable
    sourcewas invinted
  • First computer virus

    First computer virus
    sourceFred cohen designed a hidden program that could ifect a computer, copy itself, and then infect other computers through the use of a floppy disk.
  • Sega and Nintendo

    Sega and Nintendo
    Both Sega and Nintendo dominated the video gaming scene in that decade. The first console ever released by Sega was the SG-1000 in 1983. It was not exactly well-known since it was mostly distributed in Asia and never launched in North America. The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) revealed in 1983 emerged victorious as the best-selling console of that generation.
  • Mega Drive/Genesis

    Mega Drive/Genesis
    Sega came up with the its number one console of all time, the Mega Drive/Genesis in 1988.
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System

    Super Nintendo Entertainment System
    Nintendo presented the Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • world wide web

    world wide web
    Internet society id formed and "WWW" is realesed.
  • Playstation

    In 1994, Sony finally made its entrance with the leading Playstation.
  • Genesis 2 and 3

    Genesis 2 and 3
    sourceSega with its immense success of its MegaDrive/Genesis system, went on to expand it into a series, with the Genesis 2 (1994) and Genesis 3 (1997).
  • Sega Saturn

    Sega Saturn
    sourceSega with its immense success also developed an entirely new console, Saturn, to rival against the rest of the CD-based consoles.
  • Nintendo 64

    Nintendo 64
    sourceNintendo stuck to its cartridge system for its new Nintendo 64.
  • Dreaamcast

    sourceSega Saturn was not a major success, so Sega thought of another new console for the next generation the Sega Dreamcast. In terms of providing internet support via its built-in modem for online playing, Dreamcast was the pioneer back in 1998.
  • Wi-Fi

    sourceWireless internet access is standardized.
  • Playstation 2

    Playstation 2
    sourceSony progressed on with the next Playstation, the Playstation 2
  • GameCube

    sourceNintendo switched its cartridge-based Nintendo 64 to a DVD-ROM GameCube.
  • The Xbox

    The Xbox
    sourceMicrosoft entered in the video game console industry in 2001 with its well-received Xbox, which featured online gaming service as well, the Xbox Live.
  • Xbox 360

    Xbox 360
    sourceMicrosoft upgraded there xbox and redesigned the functions.
  • Wii and Playstation 3

    Wii and Playstation 3
    sourceNintindo released the first motion controled console the Wii. Sony upgraded their Playstation 2 and added Blu-ray reading on their playstation 3
  • employment of programers

    employment of programers
    source1.3 million people were employed as software engineers and computer programmers in the U.S.
  • Kinect and Playstation move

    Kinect and Playstation move
    sourceMicrosoft and sony begain to add motion function add-ons for the xbox 360 and Playstation 3.
  • Wii u

    Wii u
    sourceNintindo creates the fist tv console that your tv does not have to be on to use.
  • Playstation 4

    Playstation 4
    sourcePlayStation 4 (PS4) is an upcoming video game console from Sony Computer Entertainment. Announced as the successor to PlayStation 3 during a press conference on February 20, 2013, it will launch on November 15, 2013
  • Xbox one

    Xbox one
    The Xbox One is an upcoming video game console from Microsoft. Announced on May 21, 2013, it is the successor to the Xbox 360 and the third console in the Xbox family of consoles. The Xbox One is scheduled for release across North America, several European markets, Australia and New Zealand on November 22, 2013