James Iry’s history of programming languages (illustrated with pictures and large fonts)

jacquard Ada Lovelace Alan Turing 04-church 05-bartik 06-backus 07-mccarthy 08-hopper 09-kemeney-kutz 10-steele 11-wirth 12-ritchie-thompson 13-colmerauer 14-milner 15-kay 17-stroustrup 18-cox 19-wall 20-haskell 21-rossum 22-lerdorf 23-hansson 24-eich 25-gosling 26-hejlsberg 26-odersky

–This post is a tribute to James Iry’s fantastic One Div Zero blog.

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66 Responses to James Iry’s history of programming languages (illustrated with pictures and large fonts)

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  3. 1320 BC – Tutankhamun invents ALGOL but hieroglyph-based languages remain out of fashion until the introduction of the IBM Selectric in 1961.

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  4. Anonymous says:

    This is old school – all the “new” web-techniques are missing (remember Tim Berners-Lee)

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  7. Mark Smith says:

    Reblogged this on It Was Like That When I Got Here and commented:
    I had a few laughs when reading this blog post!

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