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July 2015

Programming Languages Through the Years

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Coding’s Origins: Babbage and Beyond Since the invention of Charles Babbage’s analytical engine in 1837, computers have always needed instructions to perform tasks— instructions that come in the form of coding languages. Beginning more than 150 years ago with Ada Lovelace’s translation algorithm, one thing is constant about these languages;…

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The History of Hello World

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Veteran software developers know the Hello World program as the first step in learning to code. The program, which outputs some variant of “Hello, World!” on a device’s display, can be created in most languages, making it some of the most basic syntax involved in the coding process. In fact,…

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