1957-UNIVAC

univac_1951Sperry Rand releases a commercial compiler for its UNIVAC I computer. Developed by programmer, Grace Hopper, as a refinement of her earlier innovation, the A-0 compiler, the new version was called MATH-MATIC. Earlier work on the A-0 and A-2 compilers leads to the development of the first English-language business data processing compiler, B-0 (FLOW-MATIC), also completed in 1957.

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Apr
1957

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