70th Birthday of programmingYears of Coding
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April 12th, 1947: ENIAC, the world’s first general-purpose programmable electronic computer, ran the first code written in the modern paradigm, marking the birth of computer programming as a profession.
- This first test code ran computations for the hydrogen bomb.
- These first professional programmers were all women, a fact that took 50 years to be recognized.
Coding ENIAC to solve a single problem would take weeks. Today, you can build a website in a matter of hours!