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12 Oct 2017
Konrad Zuse begins work on the first algorithmic programming language.
Konrad Zuse created the first binary digital computer
Mathematician Grace Hopper completes A-0
John Backus completes Speedcode for IBM´s first large-scale scientific computer
Sperry Rand releases a commercial compiler for its UNIVAC I computer.
Kenneth Iverson’s Programming Language developed form of mathematical notation
Ivan Sutherland publishes Sketchpad, an interactive, real-time computer drawing system
Thomas Kurtz and John Kemeny create BASIC, an easy-to-learn programming language.
CICS, an IBM transaction processing system, is released
The RS-232-C standard for communications is adopted by the Electronic Industries Association
The Pascal programming language was made.
Microsoft Disk Operating System, the basic software for the newly released IBM PC
Rob Barnaby creates WordStar while at MicroPro International. Among the first popular word processing systems for personal computers
Dennis Ritchie and his team created C
Matrix Laboratory, a high-level programming language, is released.
The C++ programming language emerges as the dominant object-oriented language.
FreeBSD, a complete Unix-like operating system is launched.
Java 1.0 is introduced by Sun Microsystems.
BitTorrent, a peer-to-peer file sharing service, is launched by BitTorrent, Inc.
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