Programming Language Creation

  • Plankalkül Appeared

    Konrad Zuse | Plan Calculus | First High-Level non-von Neumann language. Not completely developed.
  • Fortran Appeared

    John Backus & IBM | Formula Translating System | It is one of the most popular languages in the area of high-performance computing and is the language used for programs that benchmark and rank the world's fastest supercomputers.
  • MATH-MATIC Appeared

    Charles Katz | Programming Language for UNIVAC ! and UNIVAC II. Intended to be an improvement over FORTRAN.
  • Lisp Appeared

    Steve Russell, Timothy P. Hart, John McCarthy, and Mike Levin | LIst Processing | Used for AI research and list management,
  • RPG Appeared

    IBM | Report Program Generator | Used to replicate punched card processing on the IBM 1401
  • COBOL Appeared

    Grace Hopper, William Selden, Gertrude Tierney, Howard Bromberg, Howard Discount, Vernon Reeves, Jean E. Sammet | COmmon Business-Oriented Language | Mainly used for business applications
  • Basic Appeared

    John George Kermeny and Thomas Eugene Kurtz at DArtmouth College in New Hampshire | Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
  • LOGO Appeared

    Wally Feurzeig, Seymour Papert | Drawing things.
  • B Appeared

    Ken Thompson of Bell Labs | Preceeded C - now extint.
  • PASCAL Appeared

    Niklaus Wirth | Used to encourage good programming practice using structured programming and data structuring.
  • C Appeared

    Dennis Ritchie at Bell Labs | Its design provides constructs that map efficiently to typical machine instructions, and therefore it found lasting use in applications that had formerly been coded in assembly language, most notably system software like the Unix computer operating system.
  • ML Appeared

    Robin Milner at the University of Edinburgh | Meta Language | It was developed to make proof tactics in LCF theorem.
  • SQL Appeared

    Donald D. Chamberlin, Raymond F. Boyce | Structured Query Language | Used for creating and maintainging databases.
  • Ada Appeared

    Jean Ichbia | Ada is named after Ada Lovelace
  • C++ Appeared

    Bjarne Stroustrup & Bell Labs | Most popular genereal use languages still used today.
  • Delphi Appeared

    Apple, Niklaus Wirth, Anders Hejlsberg | primary programming language of Embarcadero Delphi.
  • Python Appeared

    Gudio van Rossum | It is used for scripting and server-side applications.
  • Visual Basic Appeared

    Microsoft | Created for Rapid Application Development of Graphical User Interfaces.
  • JavaScript Appeared

    Brandon Eich | Implemented as part of a web browser in order to create enhanced user interfaces and dynamic websites
  • Java Appeared

    James Gosling at Sun Microsystems | Mainly used for Web Apps.
  • PHP Appeared

    Rasmus Lerdorf | PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor | It is used as a server-side script to be ran before a web page is delivered.