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238 news items

PhillyVoice.com

PhillyVoice.com
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:00:00 -0800

... programmers and stayed in computer science long afterwards, making key contributions to the first commercial computer produced in the United States (UNIVAC), sorting algorithms, and one of the earliest high-level programming languages (COBOL).

Women's eNews

Women's eNews
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:04:55 -0800

Hopper played an instrumental part in the development of COBOL, one of the first high-level programming languages. In 1991, she became the first individual [woman] to receive the National Medal of Technology. Tietjen accepted the award for Hopper, who ...

Huffington Post

Huffington Post
Thu, 01 May 2014 08:26:25 -0700

These high-level programming languages are more human, and more friendly to the eyes. Thus, a high-level language will usually be much easier to read, write and maintain. I've worked with several of these languages, but mostly Sass, a CSS pre-processor ...
 
Dr. Dobb's (blog)
Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:50:33 -0700

Other modern and popular high-level programming languages such as C#, F#, Ruby, Java, and Scala don't provide direct support for calling SIMD instructions. Two years ago, I wrote an article describing SIMD support for C# via Mono 2.2. Mono has improved ...

Lifehacker

Lifehacker
Sun, 05 Jan 2014 08:00:11 -0800

Thanks to its flexibility, Python is one of the most widely used high-level programming languages today. Python doesn't exactly start you at the basics, but it does teach some useful things like indentation, modularity, and the importance of naming ...

Mashable

Mashable
Sat, 05 Dec 2015 07:45:40 -0800

In the broadest sense: to code is to speak to, control, or otherwise communicate with a machine (computer). “Code” is a synonym for “computer language.” Everything that you know as software – your computer's operating system, your mobile apps, your ...
 
Business Wire (press release)
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:52:30 -0800

We believe this opens the door for further innovation in high-level programming languages which can fully leverage the compute power of OpenCL capable devices,” said Greg Stoner, senior director at AMD. “We applaud the efforts of both the compute and ...

Amherststudent

Amherststudent
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 22:37:30 -0700

Back in the day of the space shuttle, there was a war going on in the industry of computer science over whether to use high-level programming languages (those that are more human-readable) or low-level languages (which are essentially just one step ...
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