Month: May 2020


I was reading German on the Web. I encountered this paragraph: Wladimir Klitschko ist ein sehr bekannter Boxer. Er ist viele Jahre Welt-Meister gewesen. Jetzt hat er gesagt: Ich höre auf. Klitschko ist 41 Jahre alt. I wanted to make sure that I understood the meaning of “aufhören.” I found an article that provided this…

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01: What is special about C?

Evolution of programming languages first high level language was FORTRAN in 1954-1956 FORTRAN = “FORmula TRANslation”, created at IBM procedural languages (1960s) — FORTRAN, BASIC, COBOL, PL/I arithmetic and logical expressions, variables, assignment statements statements that define loops (repeated actions) statements that allow decisions (conditionally executed actions) short variable names (2 characters in early version…

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