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History of Programming Languages

We already know that programming language is a formal language designed to communicate instructions to a machine, particularly a computer. Programming languages can be used to create programs that control the behavior of a machine and use for the Build a Web Apps, computer software or any other apps. Computer Programming Enable users to Write Programs for Specific algorithms. The first computer codes were specialized for their applications. In the first decades of the 20th century, numerical calculations were based on decimal numbers.

History Of Programming Languages

There are Total 256 Programming Languages are there but we are know some programming languages that we are using regularly and useful languages. Look out on the below Infographic for History of Programming Language.

History of Programming Languages [Infographic] :-

History of Programming Languages

The first programming languages predate the modern computer. The 19th century saw the invention of “programmable” looms and player piano scrolls, both of which implemented examples of domain-specific languages.

Development of Programming Language By Year :-

  • 1951 – Regional Assembly Language
  • 1952 – Autocode
  • 1954 – IPL (forerunner to LISP)
  • 1955 – FLOW-MATIC (forerunner to COBOL)
  • 1957 – FORTRAN (First compiler)
  • 1957 – COMTRAN (forerunner to COBOL)
  • 1958 – LISP
  • 1958 – ALGOL 58
  • 1959 – FACT (forerunner to COBOL)
  • 1959 – COBOL
  • 1959 – RPG
  • 1962 – APL
  • 1962 – Simula
  • 1962 – SNOBOL
  • 1963 – CPL (forerunner to C)
  • 1964 – BASIC
  • 1964 – PL/I
  • 1966 – JOSS
  • 1967 – BCPL (forerunner to C)
  • 1968 – Logo
  • 1969 – B (forerunner to C)
  • 1970 – Pascal
  • 1970 – Forth
  • 1972 – C
  • 1972 – Smalltalk
  • 1972 – Prolog
  • 1973 – ML
  • 1975 – Scheme
  • 1978 – SQL
  • 1980 – C++ (as C with classes, name changed in July 1983)
  • 1983 – Ada
  • 1984 – Common Lisp
  • 1984 – MATLAB
  • 1985 – Eiffel
  • 1986 – Objective-C
  • 1986 – Erlang
  • 1987 – Perl
  • 1988 – Tcl
  • 1988 – Mathematica
  • 1989 – FL
  • 1990 – Haskell
  • 1991 – Python
  • 1991 – Visual Basic
  • 1993 – Ruby
  • 1993 – Lua
  • 1994 – CLOS (part of ANSI Common Lisp)
  • 1995 – Java
  • 1995 – Delphi (Object Pascal)
  • 1995 – JavaScript
  • 1995 – PHP
  • 1996 – WebDNA
  • 1997 – Rebol
  • 1999 – D
  • 2000 – ActionScript
  • 2001 – C#
  • 2001 – Visual Basic .NET
  • 2002 – F#
  • 2003 – Groovy
  • 2003 – Scala
  • 2007 – Clojure
  • 2009 – Go
  • 2011 – Dart

1951 to upto this year there are Totally 256 Programming Languages are Developed and that all are coming with the something new features. the programming languages are always updated and always growing as you seen on the list.

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