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February 19th, 2008, 7:49 am

wow, very interesting...i've used vba for 12 years, but it's not in the map.after seeing the map, i need to resume python programming or c/c++.thank you for the interesting map.----------sjoo
 
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QuoteOriginally posted by: sjoowow, very interesting...i've used vba for 12 years, but it's not in the map.after seeing the map, i need to resume python programming or c/c++.thank you for the interesting map.----------sjooVisual Basic is in the map.
 
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February 20th, 2008, 2:29 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeHistory .You are missing assembler, machine language and the Jacquard sewing machine.ugly drawing.
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February 20th, 2008, 3:37 pm

they should call this History of american languages
 
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February 20th, 2008, 3:55 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanthey should call this History of american languagesNiklas Wirth (Pascal, Modula, Oberon), Swiss, would not like this. He always blamed the emergence of FAT languages
 
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February 20th, 2008, 3:57 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanthey should call this History of american languagesDo you mean that these languages originated in the States? If so, then you are wrong. Most languages have European roots (even lisp, which is Irish_and_American (John McCarthy)) So, nope.The first OO language was from Oslo (Simula).
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February 20th, 2008, 4:04 pm

You Java programmers think you invented OO but look at this code from the 60's. It's all been done before... //// SIMULA CLASS ///
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QuoteOriginally posted by: exneratunriskQuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanthey should call this History of american languagesNiklas Wirth (Pascal, Modula, Oberon), Swiss, would not like this. He always blamed the emergence of FAT languages Niklaus it is I read 3 books of his, loved them all. My apologies to europeans, I should have said "Western languages". I meant to make a point that there were languages behind the Iron curtain too
 
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QuoteOriginally posted by: Cuchulainn //// SIMULA CLASS ///I tried to learn Simula-68 in school, and gave up, couldnt find an interpreter in our computer center.
 
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February 20th, 2008, 7:03 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanQuoteOriginally posted by: Cuchulainn //// SIMULA CLASS ///I tried to learn Simula-68 in school, and gave up, couldnt find an interpreter in our computer center.I can pick up a copy for you next Monday in Oslo if you wish.
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QuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanQuoteOriginally posted by: exneratunriskQuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanthey should call this History of american languagesNiklas Wirth (Pascal, Modula, Oberon), Swiss, would not like this. He always blamed the emergence of FAT languages Niklaus it is I read 3 books of his, loved them all. My apologies to europeans, I should have said "Western languages". I meant to make a point that there were languages behind the Iron curtain tooI was thinking this. The ones that put Sputnik in space, ahead of the Americans, for example. I'm sure they had the first computers in their science and military complexes. (They invented chess and gymnastics).Hey cuch, you missed the loom.
 
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QuoteThe very first computer spreadsheet ever invented was a program called "VisiCalc." When released to the public in 1979 it was running on the Apple II computer. VisiCalc was on its own entirely new level compared to other software programs. It was mainly used for financial calculating at big companies. With VisiCalc you could have a spreadsheet of all of your finances, change one cell, and then have all of the other cells automatically re-calculated. It was an automatic calculating machine!"VisiCalc took 20 hours of work per week for some people and turned it out in 15 minutes and let them become much more creative," said Dan Bricklin. This efficient way to calculate numbers and keep track of them on tables saved valuable time for companies. It gave them the efficiency to get their finances calculated within minutes. Upon its release in October of '79 VisiCalc was sold off of the shelves at $100, which was a LOAD of money compared to today! Needless to say VisiCalc was a "hot" item; they went quickly.
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QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanQuoteOriginally posted by: exneratunriskQuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanthey should call this History of american languagesNiklas Wirth (Pascal, Modula, Oberon), Swiss, would not like this. He always blamed the emergence of FAT languages Niklaus it is I read 3 books of his, loved them all. My apologies to europeans, I should have said "Western languages". I meant to make a point that there were languages behind the Iron curtain tooI was thinking this. The ones that put Sputnik in space, ahead of the Americans, for example. I'm sure they had the first computers in their science and military complexes. (They invented chess and gymnastics).Hey cuch, you missed the loom. Info about Soviet space programme
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April 17th, 2014, 11:07 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: dd3QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanQuoteOriginally posted by: exneratunriskQuoteOriginally posted by: jawabeanthey should call this History of american languagesNiklas Wirth (Pascal, Modula, Oberon), Swiss, would not like this. He always blamed the emergence of FAT languages Niklaus it is I read 3 books of his, loved them all. My apologies to europeans, I should have said "Western languages". I meant to make a point that there were languages behind the Iron curtain tooI was thinking this. The ones that put Sputnik in space, ahead of the Americans, for example. I'm sure they had the first computers in their science and military complexes. (They invented chess and gymnastics).Hey cuch, you missed the loom. Info about Soviet space programmeAmazing. It is consistent with all expectations.QuoteIt may be of interest that APL was directly related to the design of the Soviet space shuttle "Buran." Heat protection is one of the major elements in the construction of apparatus of that type. It is made out of composition materials. Mathematical models of the process of drying and roasting of plates covering the hull were made with the help of APL. As a result, the percentage of defects during the production of the cover plates was reduced, saving a lot of money and effort.
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