Gavin Greig (ggreig) wrote,
Gavin Greig

A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages

If you’ve ever wondered what PHP stood for, wonder no more. Read “A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages” to discover the origins of  Programmable Hyperlinked Pasta among other well known historical programming languages. Kudos to the commenter who points out that Jacquard’s looms were in fact multi-threaded.

Tags: history, humour, software development, whimsy

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