Programming fun facts
Programming fun facts

Here are some very interesting programming facts about computer field and programming languages. Share with your friends for more fun. Let’s see the top 10 coding facts!

Interesting facts about Programming

  • The first computer programmer was a female, named Ada Lovelace.
  • The first game was created in 1961. Fun facts are that it didn’t earn any money.
  • The first virus was created in 1983.
  • The first computer “bug” was identified in1947 as a dead moth.
  • The first computer was actually a loom called the Jacquard loom, an automated, mechanical loom, which didn’t use any electricity.
  • The first high-level (very close to real English that we use to communicate) programming language was FORTRAN. invented in 1954 by IBM’s John Backus.
  • Computer programming is one of the fastest growing occupations currently.
  • The language name C because it succeeds another language called B.
  • Java was called as Oak from the name of that tree that grew outside the window of James Gosling.
  • Guido van Rossum was also reading the published scripts from “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”, a BBC comedy series from the 1970s. Van Rossum thought he needed a name that was short, unique, and slightly mysterious, so he decided to call the language Python.
  • JavaScript is not compiled.
  • Majors related to computer programming are among the highest paying in colleges and universities A programming language is basically a language that allows a human being to communicate with a computer The lifestyle we live today with our tablets, and mobile phones wouldn’t be possible without computer programming.
  • Did you know how many total programming languages? – it’s 698.
  • Most people are intimidated by the thought of learning how to program, however as with anything, the more you practice and repeatedly do that task, the easier it gets.
  • The Java mascot, ‘The Duke’ was created by Joe Palrang. Palrang is the same guy who has worked on the Hollywood blockbuster, Shrek. Duke is celebrated at Oracle.
  • Four states of programmer progress: a) Complex Programming
    b) Making Progress
    c) Slow Progress
    d) Stuck
  • It is not a tool or magic it is the power to create your Imagination in reality.
  • Programming can learn you a new way of thinking.
  • Perl is sometimes known as the “Swiss-Army knife” of programming languages.
  • APIs are like stars, once a class is there everybody will assume it will always be there.
  • Did you know first computer bug was named due to a real bug as shown in below pic? Grace Hopper recorded the first computer ‘bug’ in the book as she was working for the MARK II computer.
  • Programmers funny facts are
    • Programmers will start the count from zero, not one.
    • The root is at the top of the tree.
    • Programming and coding are not the same.
    • Programmer says ‘=’ != ‘==’
    • The value of a ‘;’
    • Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V have saved more lives than Batman and Robin.
    • The Ctrl-Z is better than a time machine.
    • That there is one thing called “Constant Variable”.
    • Programmers always looking for a girl who can code.
    • A parent may kill its children if the task assigned to them is no longer needed.
    • Writing cryptic code is deep joy in the soul of a programmer.
    • When you format your hard drive, the files are not deleted.
    • A coder is a person who transforms cola & pizza to code
    • “Refresh button” of the windows desktop is not some magical tool which keeps your computer healthy.
    • The programmers are the main source of income for eye doctors.
    • If any programmer orders three beers with his fingers, he normally only gets two.
    • Programmers love to code day and night.
    • Sleeping with a problem can actually solve it.
    • “|” Key is not useless.
    • When you format your hard drive, the files are not deleted.
    • 1 Mbps and 1 MBps internet connection don’t mean the same thing.
    • A programmer is similar to a game of golf. The point is not getting the ball in the hole but how many strokes it takes.
    • A programmer is not a PC repairman.

Interesting programming facts images:

Let us know if you have any coding facts which are not covered here. Don’t forget to join our newsletter also! Happy Coding!

Source Article