] ] For 50 years, computer programmers have been writing
] ] code. New technologies continue to emerge, develop, and
] ] mature at a rapid pace. Now there are more than 2,500
] ] documented programming languages! O'Reilly has produced a
] ] poster called History of Programming Languages (PDF:
] ] 701k), which plots over 50 programming languages on a
] ] multi-layered, color-coded timeline.
There was something like this in Wired awhile back...
RE: The History of Programming Languages