A special Byte Magazine article published for Byte's 20th anniversary special report
Brian Youman's paper on Java including some historical notes: "Java: Cornerstone of the Global Network Enterprise?"
Timeline chart, 1954 to today, printable; links to homes of many languages.
Two diagrams showing how many languages are related to each other.
Original, historic first documents for many early programming languages, like language manualsa, scanned and converted to PDF form.
An encyclopedia description of PL/I history with many links to programming terms.
A researched article about the history of the C++ programming language, including information provided by Bjarne Stroustrup. Bibiliography and related links.
Short concise article on programming language history with some links.
Treats early origins, from 1991 to 1995.
Contains a large number of links to historical documents and notes about early Ada.