y @TheStrangeRoots How programming languages got their names Bash Clojure The creator wanted to include the letter 'c' C# 'I Lisp and 'j' Java and liked that it was a pun on 'closure! The word 'closure the act of closing comes from the Latin 'clausūra' stemming from' clauděre' which means 'to shut or close! Bash is an acronym for Bourne-again Shell a pun on the Bourne Shell - named after creator Stephen Bourne - being born again 'Bash' is also a verb meaning 'to strike with a heavy blow' possibly from the Danish 'baske' meaning 'to beat strike! Quite simply C got its name because it was preceded by a programming language called BC spawned its own children including C++ and C#It is the third letter in the English alphabet and was originally identical to the Greek letter 'Gamma' Java Go Elixir The name Java was the result of a highly- caffeinated brainstorming session Java or 'Jawa' in Indonesian is the name of a large island in Indonesia that produces strong dark and sweet coffee It has been a slang term for coffee in the United States since the 1800s One of the Google developers said the name Go sometime referred to as Golang was chosen because it was 'short and easy to type' The word 'go meaning 'to travel or go somewhere' stems from the Old High German 'gan' to go The word 'elixir' meaning a potion or essence that prolongs life or preserves something stems from the Arabic 'al-ikst' via the late Greek 'xerion' a powder for drying wounds Appeared in Middle English from the 14th century Java JavaScript Kotlin Perl Originally named Mocha a type of fine quality coffee it was later renamed JavaScript combining Java US slang for coffee + 'Script 'something that is written' from the Latin 'scriptum 'a set of written words or writing Inspired by Java it was named after Kotlin Island in Russia Originally called Kettusaari by the Finns 'fox island' and Ketlingen by the Swedes maybe stemming from 'kettel' meaning 'cauldron' After Russia won control of the island in 1703 it was Initially named Pearl the alternative spelling was adopted as the name was already taken It comes from the Middle French 'perle 'meaning 'bead' or 'something valuable' and the Latin 'perna' meaning 'leg also a mollusc shaped like a leg of mutton JS renamed 'Kotling' then 'Kotlin PHP Python Ris named partly after the first names of the first two R authors Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman and partly as a play on the name of S itss parent langauge It is the 18th letter in the alphabet and derives from the Greek letter 'Rho' php Originally known as Personal Home Page Construction Kit this was later shortened to just PHP an acronym for Personal Home Page It is now accepted as the initials for PHP Hypertext Preprocessor Creator Guido van Rossum named Python after TV comedy Monty Python's Flying Circus The word 'python' comes from the ancient Greek 'Puthón the name of a huge serpent killed by the god Apollo Later adopted as a generic term for non- poisonous snakes that constrict their prey Ruby Scala Rust Influenced by Perl the developer chose a colleague's birthstone which followed it in the monthly sequence June is Pearl Ruby is July Ruby comes from the Old French 'rubi' a 'reddish precious stone' and the Latin 'rubeus 'red' Rust's name comes from a fungus that is robust distributed and parallel It is also a substring of robust Rust also the reddish coating formed on oxidized metal stems from the German 'rost' and possibly the Indo-European base of 'red Scala is a combination of the first letters of 'scalable' and 'language! It is also the Italian word for 'stairway' as it helps users to ascend to a better language The logo is also an abstraction of a staircase or steps SQL Swift TypeScript SQL Originating from the shortcomings of JavaScript hence the similarility of the name Its name combines 'Type' meaning a kind or class from the Greek 'tuptein' 'to strike' with 'Script 'something that is written' from the Latin 'scriptum' First called Structured English Query Language SEQUEL pronounced sequel it was a pun that it was the sequel to QUEL It was later shortened to SQL The word 'sequel' stems from the Latin 'sequela' from 'sequr' meaning 'to follow The word 'swift' means 'moving with great speed or velocity' and can be traced back to the prehistoric 'swipt' meaning to 'move in a sweeping manner' The swallow-like bird became known as a swift from the 17th century and is used as the language's logo TS how programming languages got their names Meme











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