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Computer Languages Notes - PDF

Published on Saturday, December 26, 2015
Today I am sharing important Computer languages notes for upcoming exams :-
Computer Languages Notes
  • The first computer language for electronic devices was short code.
  • The first of the major languages appeared in the form of FORTRAN.
  • FORTRAN stands for Formula Translation system.
  • FORTRAN language was designed at IBM, for scientific computing.
  • The language used for programs that benchmark and ranks the world's fastest super computers is FORTRAN.
  • The language which was referred as "the mother of the COBOL language" was FLOW - MATIC language.
  • LISP stands for LIST PROCESSING language.
  • LISP language was designed for Artificial Intelligence research.
  • The first language to have format grammar was ALGOL.
  • ALGOL mean ALGORITHMIC Language.
  • ALGOL is a high level language designed specially for programming Scientific Computations.
  • Pascal language was named in honor of Blaise Pascal.
  • Pascal language was developed by Niklans Wirth.
  • A small and efficient language intended to encourage good programming practices is Pascal.
  • A general purpose programming language which was developed by Dennis Ritchie was 'C' language.
  • C++ language was known as Object Oriented Programming or OOP.
  • C++ is most after used in simulations, such as games.
  • C++ is sometimes called a hybrid language.
  • One of the preferred programming languages to develop professional applications is C++.
  • Java is a programming language developed by James Gosling.
  • Java language was developed to facilitate communication with the interactive T.V.
  • Visual Basic (VB) was derived from BASIC.
  • BASIC is a very limited scope language and was designed for non - computer science people.
  • The heart of VB is the form or blank window on which some components are drag and drop. Those items are known as Widgets.
  • Perl has often been described as the 'Duct tape of the Internet'.
  • Perl was developed by Larry Wall in 1987.
  • PERL stands for Practical Extraction and Reporting Language.
  • BASIC means Beginner's All purpose symbolic instruction code.
  • Ada is a structured, statically typed, wide spectrum, object oriented high level computer programming language.
  • Ada is an international standard.
  • CORAL stands for Computer On - line Real - time Applications Language.
  • Coral 66 is a general purpose programming language based on ALGOL 60.
  • Coral is specifically intended for real time and embedded applications.
  • PHP is a general purpose server side Scripting language Originally designed for Web development to produce dynamic Web pages.
  • PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page.
  • At present, PHP is said to stand for Hypertext Pre - Processor.
  • HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language.
  • HTML is for displaying web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser. 
  • CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets.

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