Programming Languages Timeline

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  • Plankalkül

    Plankalkül is a computer language designed for engineering purposes by Konrad Zuse
  • Fortran

    Developed by IBM for scientific and engineering applications.

    Developed by a group lead by Charles Katz for UNIVAC computers for business data processing.
  • Lisp

    Lisp is the second-oldest high-level programming language, Lisp was originally created as a practical mathematical notation for computer programs. Developed by Steve Russell and John McCarthy.

    COBOL was designed by Grace Hopper for . Its name being an acronym for COmmon Business-Oriented Language.
  • RPG

    RPG is a high-level programming language for business applications which was devloped by IBM

    BASIC is a high-level programming language which was designed to be easy to use. The name is an acronym from Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
  • LOGO

    Logo was created in 1967 for educational use by Daniel G. Bobrow, Wally Feurzeig, Seymour Papert and Cynthia Solomon. The name is derived from the Greek logos meaning word.
  • B

    B is a programming language that was developed at Bell Labs by Ken Thompson

    Developed by Niklaus Wirth as a small and efficient language intended to encourage good programming practices
  • C

    Developed by Dennis Ritchie while working for AT&T Bell Labs
  • ML

    Designed by Robin Milner and others at the University of Edinburgh. It is known for its use of the Hindley–Milner type inference algorithm, which can automatically infer the types of most expressions without requiring explicit type annotations.
  • SQL

    SQL is a special-purpose programming language designed for managing data in relational database management systems. SQL stands for Structured Query Language. SQL was developed by ISO
  • ADA

    Ada was designed by a team led by Jean Ichbiah under contract to the Department of Defense to replace the hundreds of programming languages then used by the Department of Defence. Ada was named after Ada Lovelace , who is credited as being the first computer programmer.
  • C++

    Developed by Bjarne Stroustrup at Bell Labs. It's original name was C with Classes, it was renamed in 1983 to C++
  • Python

    Python is a general-purpose, high-level programming language Designed by Guido van Rossum.
  • Visual Basic

    Visual Baisc was developed by Microsoft for very easy to use programming.
  • JavaScript

    Developted at Netscape, JavaScript is know widly for being used for internet browsers
  • Java

    Developed for application developers "write once, run anywhere" code that runs on one platform does not need to be recompiled to run on another.
  • PHP

    Developed by Rasmus Lerdorf and the PHP group and is used for website development
  • Delphi

    Delphi is an integrated development environment for console, desktop graphical, web, and mobile applications. Developed by Borland and has been sold and trasfered multiple times to other companies.