Tell about the history of Pascal.

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Posted On: Feb 22, 2018

 

Pascal was one of the programming languages that existed before C and C++. After many years of research, several proposals for an evolutionary successor to Algol were developed and one of from them is Pascal. It is also titles as a youngest member of the Algol family. Its first version known as IAL “international Algebraic language”, the first language developed by International Committee. Pascal received a big boost when ETH release Pascal compiler that shows intermediate code instead of true native code for a particular machine. After that, the company introduces USDC Pascal and Turbo Pascal which takes Pascal to a high level. Later, Borland introduced the rapid application development environment Delphi and revived the version of Pascal. Although, it is not quite famous in the present time, it was received lots of appreciation at its time.

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