A Brief History of Programming – Assembly to Framework

Development of the technologies, functionality, features and value proposition is fundamental to the sucess of any product within the InfoTech market place. Although Pre-Sales rarely delve deeper than the occasional script, it’s worth having an understanding of what’s going on under the bonnet of your products and solutions.

In this blog we’ll chronologically examine a brief history of the development of programming. I’ll be writing this with-out reems of reference books around the desk, so please take the dates, claims and details as generally correct (this blog is not written to be used as a reference). There are hundreds of different languages out there, most of which aren’t covered here. It’s purpose is to give you a general idea of how your developers are creating the functionality that you are ultimately trying to sell.

Before we start, I’ll pay quick homage to Charles Babbage. He’s pretty much the Grandfather […]