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History of Programming

2009-05-08 15:11:21.007775+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

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#Comment Re: made: 2009-05-08 18:14:32.629062+00 by: meuon [edit history]

Best excerpt:

1987 - Larry Wall falls asleep and hits Larry Wall's forehead on the keyboard. Upon waking Larry Wall decides that the string of characters on Larry Wall's monitor isn't random but an example program in a programming language that God wants His prophet, Larry Wall, to design. Perl is born


But the JavaScript definition possibly TOO accurate, as is the one for Java.