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BASIC language developed

1964
BASIC language developed

In 1964  Thomas Kurtz and John Kemeny, (members of the Dartmouth mathematics department) developed a 'language' that computers could use to accept 'input' and produce 'output'.  BASIC (Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) became the first known computer language.


 

 

 


 

BASIC language developed

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