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									            Amazing History of Programming Languages
                         Scavenger Hunt

Instructions:
Follow the links to answer some of computer science’s most pressing
questions!

    1. Programming Languages, Past, Present and Future
URL:
http://www.engin.umd.umich.edu/CIS/course.des/cis400/algol/algo
l.html
What are 3 characteristics of ALGOL?

   2. Timeline of programming languages
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Programming_language_timeline
According to this site, what is the most recent programming
language created?

   3. A Brief History of Programming Languages
URL:
http://www.lvp.com/supplements/A%20Brief%20History%20of%20Pro
gramming%20Languages.pdf
What programming language was established in 1951? Who was it
created by?

  4. JavaScript
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JavaScript
JavaScript was influenced by which other programming language?

  5. History of programming languages
URL: http://oreilly.com/news/languageposter_0504.html
Observe the diagram. Which programming languages were
developed in 1958?

  6. A Brief History of C++
URL: http://www.hitmill.com/programming/cpp/cppHistory.html
What is C++? Who was C++ written by?
    7. A Journey Through Programming Language Generations
URL:
http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~nd/surprise_96/journal/vol2/mjbn/article2.
txt
What does COBOL stand for?

  8. Pascal Becomes Standard
URL: http://www.taoyue.com/tutorials/pascal/history.html
What two things happened in the 1980’s to make Pascal more
popular?

   9. The Java Programming Language
URL:
http://www.engin.umd.umich.edu/CIS/course.des/cis400/java/java.
html
Name a significant language feature of Java.

								
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