The evolution of computer languages (infographic)

Programming languages, believe it or not, have existed for over 200 years, since the invention of the punch-card-programmable Jacquard loom. It wasn’t a programming language in the modern sense — there was no computation and no logic — but it started a cascade that would eventually lead to Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, and Ada Lovelace’s 1842 deconstruction of his work which led to the first computer program.

Evolution of programming languages (from Rackspace)

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Source : http://www.extremetech.com/computing/91572-the-evolution-of-computer-languages-infographic

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