Speedcoding is a historical programming language created in 1953. Speedcoding or Speedcode was the first high-level programming language created for an IBM computer. The language was developed by John Backus in 1953 for the IBM 701 to support computation with floating point numbers. Here high level means symbolic and aiming for natural language expressivity as a goal as opposed to machine or hardware instruction oriented coding. Read more on Wikipedia...
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- Speedcoding first appeared in 1953
- See also: assembly-language, fortran, algol-58, basic, c, pl-i, pact-i, mumps, ratfor, short-code-computer-language
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Last updated August 22nd, 2019