Jean Sammet, Co-Designer of a Pioneering Computer Language, Dies at 89 by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

Ms. Sammet was a software engineer on COBOL, a programming language that was written in the 1950s but still underpins basic business operations today.

Published: June 3, 2017 at 02:00PM

from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/04/technology/obituary-jean-sammet-software-designer-cobol.html?partner=IFTTT
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