One of the oldest programming languages might be making a comeback

Fortran, conceived at IBM in the late 1950s as a more practical alternative to the assembly language, has re-entered the list of top 20 programming languages, over a half a century after it was first released.

According to the April 2021 statistics by programming watchdogs TIOBE, Fortran has broken into the leading ranks after being away for more than a decade. 



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