September 20, 1954: FORTRAN Code Run for First Time
1954 – Fortran is a blend from the IBM Mathematical Formula Translating System that started as the assembly language for the IBM 704. A general-purpose, procedural programming language that is suited to numeric computation and scientific computing.
This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for September 20
- Purple Codes broken
- Red Hat 2.0 released
- Large Hadron Collider to shut down