LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > Programming
User Name
Password
Programming This forum is for all programming questions.
The question does not have to be directly related to Linux and any language is fair game.

Notices

View Poll Results: What was the first high-level language?
Pascal 3 12.00%
Ada 1 4.00%
Python 0 0%
PERL 1 4.00%
Assembly 4 16.00%
FORTRAN 7 28.00%
C 5 20.00%
C++ 2 8.00%
COBOL 1 4.00%
ASM 1 4.00%
Voters: 25. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
LinkBack Search this Thread
Old 07-23-2001, 10:08 PM   #1
Colonel Panic
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2001
Location: California
Distribution: Red Hat 7.1, Slackware 8.0
Posts: 216

Rep: Reputation: 30
Programming Language


What was the first programming language?

*****Colonel Panic*****
 
Old 07-24-2001, 09:27 AM   #2
trickykid
Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2001
Posts: 24,133

Rep: Reputation: 194Reputation: 194
doesn't assembly language make it possible for higher level programming possible?

who said Perl? perl is way of being the first language.
 
Old 07-24-2001, 03:00 PM   #3
isajera
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: San Antonio, TX
Distribution: distro? what's a distro?
Posts: 1,635

Rep: Reputation: 45
suppose it depends what you choose to consider a language. machine language would probably be first, followed by assembly, then fortran... ect.

who the heck voted for perl?
 
Old 07-24-2001, 04:27 PM   #4
Colonel Panic
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2001
Location: California
Distribution: Red Hat 7.1, Slackware 8.0
Posts: 216

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
Assembly is a low-level language, right?

*****Colonel Panic*****
 
Old 07-24-2001, 05:04 PM   #5
isajera
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: San Antonio, TX
Distribution: distro? what's a distro?
Posts: 1,635

Rep: Reputation: 45
assembly is pretty much THE low level language. it's right above the 1's and 0's.
 
Old 07-25-2001, 03:38 AM   #6
mcleodnine
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2001
Location: Left Coast - Canada
Distribution: s l a c k w a r e
Posts: 2,731

Rep: Reputation: 45
Quote:
Originally posted by isajera
assembly is pretty much THE low level language. it's right above the 1's and 0's.
I only program with zeros. It's WAY cheaper.
 
Old 07-31-2001, 03:49 PM   #7
dilberim82
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2001
Location: NY
Distribution: used to be Redhat, now Debian Sarge
Posts: 291

Rep: Reputation: 30
I hated assembly, i still hate assembly, and i will hate assembly and i hate 1s, and i hate 0s i prefer $100s
 
Old 08-03-2001, 02:47 PM   #8
Colonel Panic
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2001
Location: California
Distribution: Red Hat 7.1, Slackware 8.0
Posts: 216

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
Yeah, it seems like most people know what they're doing when they talk about programming languages. The first high level language:

FORTRAN

or the FORmula TRANslator

Most of you knew that though.

*****Colonel Panic*****
 
Old 08-09-2001, 10:40 PM   #9
Colonel Panic
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2001
Location: California
Distribution: Red Hat 7.1, Slackware 8.0
Posts: 216

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
This poll has been up hear way too long. Would someone PLEASE close it?

*****Colonel Panic*****
 
Old 08-10-2001, 01:57 AM   #10
isajera
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: San Antonio, TX
Distribution: distro? what's a distro?
Posts: 1,635

Rep: Reputation: 45
*bump*
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
which programming language is used to do tcp/ip programming?? gajaykrishnan Linux - Networking 9 12-21-2012 05:16 AM
Best programming language to use cudajaw Linux - Newbie 30 03-12-2005 04:09 AM
D Programming Language XsuX Programming 7 11-17-2004 08:55 PM
What programming language do you know? zikhermm Programming 11 09-15-2001 10:51 PM
Which programming language top111 Linux - Newbie 8 08-22-2001 07:21 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:30 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration