Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Time. 2014-04-29
I find the “everybody should learn to code” movement laudable. And yet it also leaves me wistful, even melancholy. Once upon a time, knowing how to use a computer was virtually synonymous with knowing how to program one. And the thing that made it possible was a programming language called BASIC.

[Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal]

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