What is the full form of fortran?

Sharad Jaiswal
Sharad Jaiswal

Posted On: Feb 22, 2018

 

Fortran is a High-level programming language. The full form of Fortran is Formula Translation. This language was developed in the year 1957 by John Backus. Just like any other language it is also used for writing high-performance programs and is best suitable for numeric and scientific computing. It is mainly used for translating the maths formula into code.

Fortran is a very simple language and it can easily be transported to any machine. It has the capability of expressing even the complex functions of mathematics. This language has proved to be highly efficient in the world of coding and doesn't require any code layout like any other machine language.

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