The old coding languages that refuse to die3 min read . Updated: 24 Jun 2015, 09:22 PM IST
Here are nine languages from as far back as the 1950s thatare still in use today
Programming languages definitely go out of style, but they rarely die. They can linger long past their heyday, because like a train conductor’s ticket punch, they fill a niche better than any higher-tech replacement could. For developers working with old programs, maintaining the beast can be a far better choice than rewriting everything. Here are nine languages from as far back as the 1950s that are still in use today:
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