2018

A Different Sort of Most Popular Programming / Tech Survey / List / Analysis

A Brief Introduction I always enjoy perusing the various reports, analyses, and so on produced by the development community. For example: The TIOBE Programming Community Index Hacker News Hiring Trends IEEE’s Top Programming Languages JetBrain’s The State of the Developer Ecosystem GitHub’s The State of the Octoverse: Top Programming Languages Raphael Benitte, Sacha Greif, and […]

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A Brief History of Programming Languages

This is based on the Wikipedia article Timeline of Programming Languages as it appeared on 2/15/18. The article itself is much more extensive, this timeline will restrict itself to the better-known languages. This is a highly opinionated list that has some exceptions I’ll probably add eventually… 1954-1957 – Fortran (from concept to implementation) – John

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