John Backus passed away, Fortran lives

John Backus passed away on March 17th. He was best known as the father of FORTRAN, the first high-level programming language. A video was made for the 25 years of FORTRAN, showing the various faces behind this revolution in programming. John Backus also invented a notation, known as the Backus-Naur Form, which is still in … Continue reading John Backus passed away, Fortran lives

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