For those who are completely clueless, a computer language is not what you use when you type on social media – it’s that special geek language that computer wizards use to write formulas for what’s happening behind the computer screen! So, the next time you chat with friends, play games, upload your news…remember, it’s happening because somebody invented computer languages.
This infographic is a timeline of computer languages – from the first Fortran way back in 1957, to the newest Ruby on Rails. Note the uniqueness of the names, and the sense of humor applied to the names!
Infographic by – NCC