Programming languages have developed a long way since the days of the punch cards used to initiate Jacquard looms in the 19th century. Today every application you use on the Internet is written in a specific computer language.
It is fascinating to see where computer languages began and how they have evolved over time. There are now numerous computer languages to choose from and billions of lines of code.
This infographic below portrays the computer language timeline and with some fun facts about code along the way.
Courtesy of Spark Product Innovation. They specialise in high speed digital electronics, analogue and power electronics as well as embedded firmware, digital signal processing.