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Title: Computer History Notes - Herong's Tutorial Notes

Author: Dr. Herong Yang - Contact by email via herong_yang@yahoo.com.

Category: Computer

Version/Edition: v3.12, 2020

Number of pages: 120

Description: This book is a collection of notes on computer history. Topics include: 1957: FORTRAN Language by IBM; 1970: UNIX OS by AT&T Bell Labs; 1971: FTP by Abhay Bhushan; 1972: C Language by Dennis Ritchie; 1976: vi Editor by Bill Joy; 1977: Apple II by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak; 1977: The Bourne Shell by Stephen Bourne; 1978: The C Shell by Bill Joy; 1983: 'Sendmail' by Eric Allman; 1984: Macintosh by Apple Inc.; 1984: X Window System by a MIT Team; 1991: WWW by Tim Berners-Lee; 1991: Gopher by a University of Minnesota Team; 1995: Java Developed by Sun Microsystems; 1995: PHP by Rasmus Lerdorf; 2002: .NET by Microsoft. Updated in 2020 (Version v3.12) with minor changes.

Keywords: FORTRAN, Java, UNIX, FTP, C, vi, Bourne Shell, C Shell, Bash, Tcsh, X Window System, Gopher, Macintosh, .NET, Apple, WWW.


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 2002 - .NET Framework Developed by Microsoft

 1995 - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor Created by Rasmus Lerdorf

 1995 - Java Language Developed by Sun Microsystems

 1991 - WWW (World Wide Web) Developed by Tim Berners-Lee

 1991 - Gopher Protocol Created by a University of Minnesota Team

 1984 - X Window System Developed a MIT Team

 1984 - Macintosh Developed by Apple Inc.

 1983 - "Sendmail" Mail Transfer Agent Developed by Eric Allman

 1979 - The Tcsh (TENEX C Shell) Developed by Ken Greer

 1978 - Bash (Bourne-Again Shell) Developed by Brian Fox

 1978 - The C Shell Developed by Bill Joy

 1977 - The Bourne Shell Developed by Stephen Bourne

 1977 - Apple II Designed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

 1976 - vi Text Editor Developed by Bill Joy

 1974 - Internet by Vinton Cerf

 1972 - C Language Developed by Dennis Ritchie

 1971 - FTP Protocol Created by Abhay Bhushan

 1970 - UNIX Operating System Developed by AT&T Bell Labs

 1957 - FORTRAN Language Developed by IBM


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