Thursday, April 23, 2015

History of Object Oriented Programming

In the 1960s, Simula language were developed by Norwegian Computing Center.
  • It became the first OOP language which applies the OOP concepts.
  • It was designed for the purpose of creating simulations, and was developed by Kristen Nygaard and Ole-Johan Dahl in Norway.

In the 1970s, Alan Kay developed Smalltalk language at Xerox Parc (Palo Alto Research Center).
  • Targeted to be understandable to people with no prior training in computer use.
  • Demonstrated by experiments conducted using children as programmers

In the 1980s, Bjarne Stroustrup at Bell Lab who had learned Simula during his PHD studies develop C++ as an extension of C. Later many other OOP languages were developed: Eiffel, Objective-C, Actor,Object Pascal, Java and etc

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