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Faces Behind Popular Programming Languages

Have you ever thought who are the creators of the programming languages you are using to solve your problems? Here are some photos of the creators of these popular programming languages. It’s quite fascinating to become familiar with the faces behind these programming languages, in which we spend hours learning or using it. Although the list may not be comprehensive but it contains almost all the popular programming language used in modern times.  If you are interested in reading about their history, click on links provided in the title of each photo.

  1. Java (James Gosling)
  2. James Gosling

  3. C (Ken Thompson Left & Dennis Ritchie Right)
  4. Ken Thompson Left & Dennis Ritchie Right
    Dennis Ritchie Right & Ken Thompson Left

  5. C++ (Bjarne Stroustrup)
  6. Bjarne Stroustrup

  7. Python (Guido van Rossum)
  8. Guido van Rossum

  9. Fortran (John W. Backus)
  10. John W. Backus

  11. Linux Kernel (Linus Benedict Torvalds)
  12. Linus Benedict Torvalds

  13. Perl (Larry Wall)
  14. Larry Wall

  15. C# (Development team led by Anders Hejlsberg)
  16. Anders Hejlsberg

  17. Ruby (Yukihiro Matsumoto)
  18. Yukihiro Matsumoto

  19. Ruby on Rails (RoR) (David Heinemeier Hansson)
  20. David Heinemeier Hansson

  21. JavaScript (Brendan Eich)
  22. Brendan Eich

  23. PHP (Rasmus Lerdorf)
  24. Rasmus Lerdorf

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