Programming Language

  • Plankalkül

    Plankalkül was used for engineering purposes and the idea was published sometime in 1948 by Konrad Zuse. It's name means "formal system for planning"
  • Fortran

    Used for scientific computing and numeric analysis, the idea for FORTRAN was created in 1957 by John W. Backus. The name is an acronym for Formula Translation

    Created in 1957 by Charles Katz, MATH-MATIC is used for business data.
  • LISP

    John Mccarthy came up with LISP in 1958, which is used for mathematical notation for computers. LISP stands for LISt Processor

    Created by Howard Bromberg, Howard Discount, Vernon Reeves, Jean E Samnet, William Selden, and Gertrude Tierney in 1959 for business usage. COBOL is an acronym standing for Common Business Oriented Language.
  • RPG

    Intended for business applicaations, IBM created RPG- or Report Program Generator- in 1959.

    John G Kemey and Thomas E Kurtz came up with BASIC, or Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code, in 1964 as a teaching language.
  • LOGO

    Daniel G Bobrow, Wally Feurzeig, Seymour Papert, and Cynthia Solomon created LOGO- which was named after the Latin word Logos, meaning thought- in 1967. It's better known as Turtle Grpahics, which means it commands movement and drawing produced ideas.
  • Pascal

    Nikalus Wirth named Pascal after Blaise Pascal when he created it in 1968; it's structured programming.
  • B

    In 1969 Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie founded B, which is thought to stand for Bon, which is used for recursive, non numeric machine independent applications
  • C

    In 1972, Dennis Ritchie created the all purpose language, C.
  • ML

    Robert Milner in 1973 created ML, which stood for Metalanguage. ML was used for Hindler Milner type inference algorithms.
  • SQL

    SQL, or Structured Query Language, stores-manipulates-and queries data. It was created in 1974 by Donald D Chamberlain and Raymond F. Boyce
  • ADA

    Created vy th High Order Language Group in 1975, ADA- named after the first programmer Ada Lovelace- is used for embedding and real time systems.
  • C++

    Created by Byarne Stroustrup in 1979, C++ was created for writing programs for different purposes- like video games, software, etc.
  • Python

    Guido van Rossum created Python in 1991 and it deals with websites, database access, games, etc.
  • PHP

    Rasmus Lerdof created PHP, "PHP: Hypertext PreProcessor", in 1994. It's uses for general purpose fall under web environment.
  • Delphi

    Danny Thorpe come up with the idea of Delphi, named after the Oracle at Delphi, in 1995. It focused on console, graphical web,mobile applications,etc
  • JAVA

    James Gosling in 1995 created Java, a language that is the building block for many applications.
  • Javascript

    Not related in any way to Java, Javascript is very similar to Java. Javascript was created in 1995 by Brendan Eich. Its been used for forms and giving feedback,