Did Intel develop the first integrated circuit?
No. Credit for developing the first integrated circuit is generally given to Jack Kilby, who developed a working integrated circuit in 1958 while at Texas Instruments.
Was BASIC developed at Microsoft?
No. The BASIC language (Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) was developed by John Kennedy and Thomas Kurtz of Dartmouth in 1964.
How did the Ada language get its name ?
Ada was named after Ada Augusta, Countess of Lovelace, who in 1842 translated Luigi Menabrea's pamphlet on the Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine, adding her own commentary .
How did the C language get its name?
C was so named because the prototype language that was its predecessor was called "B."
When was C developed?
C was developed in 1972 by Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie of Bell Labs.
When was C++ developed?
C++ was developed in 1983 by Bjarne Stroustrup of AT&T.
Was C++ the first object-oriented language?
No. Simula, developed in 1967 by Ole-Johan Dahl and Kristen Nygaard of the Norwegian Computing Centre, is generally considered as the first object-oriented language.