Programming Languages

Timeline created by tahead
  • Fortran

    Developed by John Backus and IBM. It is especially suited to numeric computation and scientific computing.
  • Lisp

    Developed by Steve Russell, Timothy P. Hart, and Mike Levin. It was originally created as a practical mathematical notation for computer programs.
  • RPG

    Report Program Generator. Developed by IBM. It began as a tool to replicate punched card processing on the IBM 1401.

    Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
    Developed by John G. Kemeny and Thomas E. Kurtz.
    They wanted to allow students from all fields to use computers.

    Developed by Niklaus Wirth. It is an efficient language intended to encourage good programming practices using structured programming and data structuring.
  • C++

    Developed by Bjarne Stroustrup. It is multi-paradigm: procedural, functional, object-oriented, and generic.
  • Visual Basic

    Visual Basic
    Developed by Microsoft. Simplified BASIC to make it easier for beginners to understand. What we will be using in this class
  • PHP

    Recursive backronym PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. Developed by Rasmus Lerdorf. It is designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language.
  • JavaScript

    (JS). Developed by Netscape Communications Corporation, Mozilla Foundation, and Ecma International. It is used to make webpages interactive and provide online programs, including video games.
  • Java

    Developed by James Gosling, Sun Microsystems, and later on by Oracle Corporation. It provides a system for developing application software and deploying it in a cross-platform computing environment.