Programming Languages

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  • Fortran

    Fortran is a general-purpose programming language created by John Backus of IBM angled towards numeric computation and scientific calculations
  • Math-Matic

    Math-Matic was created by Charles Katz and was used to program the UNIVAC I and UNIVAC II.

    COBOL is an acronym for COmmon Business-Oriented Language. It was primarily developed by Grace Hopper, along with a multitude of others. COBOL is used in business, finance and administrative systems.

    BASIC is a programming language that, like its namesake, emphasizes the ease of use. Designed by John George Kemeny and Thomas Eugene Kurtz, BASIC stands for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
  • LOGO

    LOGO is a language created by Wally Feurzeig and Seymour Papert in functional programming. It is not widely used.
  • C

    C is one the most widely used programming language of all time. It was chiefly created by Dennis Ritchie at Bell Telephone Laboratories to encourage cross-platform programming, that is, programming across various operating systems.
  • SQL

    SQL was created by the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission. It was originally based off of relational algebra and tuple relational calculus.
  • ADA

    ADA, named after the first computer programmer Ada Lovelace, was developed by Jean Ichbiah of CII Honeywell Bull to target embedded or real-time systems.
  • C++

    C++ is a powerful programming language that is used to create system software, applications and driver devices. It was created by Bjarne Stroustrup with Bell Labaratories.
  • Visual Basic

    Visual Basic
    Visual Basic is an updated version of BASIC. Visual Basic can be used to create applications for beginning programmers. It was developed by Microsoft.
  • Java

    Java is a programming language that was created for usage on multiple operating systems. James Gosling, working with Sun Microsystems developed it.