Programing Languages Timeline

By rexanna
  • Plankalkul

    Plankalkul was designed by Konrad Zuse for the purposes of making a language used for engenerring purposes. Plankalkul in German is Plan Calculus.
  • Fortran

    Fortran was developed by John Backus for the purposes of mathematical and scientific coding.

    Developed by Charles Katz for the purposes of improving FORTRAN and as a language for UNIVAC I and II.
  • Lisp

    Lisp was developed by John McCarthy for the purposes of being a language that would make mathematical systems easier to use, Lisp is an abreviation of List Processing.

    Designed by Grace Hopper, William Selden, Gertrude Tierney, Howard Bromberg, Howard Discount, Vernon Reeves, and Jean E. Sammet, COBOL was meant to be a language for finance and business work. COBOL stands for common business oriented language.
  • RPG

    RPG was degigned by IBM for the purposes of being a high level business language.

    Developed by John George Kemeny and Thomas Eugene Kurtz, this language was used to provide computers to non computer language fluent students.
  • LOGO

    LOGO was developed by Wally Feurzeig and Seymour Papert for the purposes of being a version of lisp that could be used in teaching.
  • B

    B was developed by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie; it was an edit of the BPCL language that was cut down to the bare basics. It was edited as such so it coud fit in the memory of the mini computers at the time.

    PASCAL was developed by Niklaus Wirth for the purposes of making people pick up good programming habits.
  • C

    Designed and developed by Dennis Ritchie and Bell Labs, Cs use was to become a basic langage that could be used in all processors.
  • ML

    ML was developed by Robin Milner for the purposes of helping with a theorem prover. ML stands for metalanguage.
  • SQL

    SQL was designed by Donald D. Chamberlin and Raymond F. Boyce for the purposes of creating a language for managing data. SQL stands for Structured Query Language.
  • ADA

    Developed by Jean Ichbiah and Tucker Taft; its purpose is to improve numerical and financial systems as well as OOP.
  • C++

    Designed by Bjarne Stroustrup and Bell Labs. Its purpose is to be an eaiser way to program object oriented programing,
  • Delphi

    Delphi was developed by Niklaus Wirth and Anders Hejlsberg; its purpose was to be a specific object oriented program.
  • Python

    Python was designed by Guido van Rossum for the purposes of being an all purpose language that is easy to read.
  • Visual Basic

    Visual Basic was designed by Microsoft for the purposes of bring an easy to read and easy to learn language
  • Javascript

    Javascript was developed by Brendan Eich for the purposes of coding complex websites.
  • Java

    Java was developed by James Gosling fo rthe purposes of making one language that all computers can read.
  • PHP

    PHP was designed by Rasmus Lerdorf for the purposes of creating complex web pages. PHP stands for personal home page or PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.