Fascinating Programming Facts You Need to Know

The first computer programmer was a woman named Ada Lovelace, who wrote the first algorithm for Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine in the mid-1800s.

The first programming language was Fortran, which was developed by IBM in the 1950s for scientific and engineering applications.

The concept of a "bug" in programming originated from Grace Hopper, who found a moth stuck in one of the relays of the Harvard Mark II computer in 1947.

The first computer virus was created in 1986 by a Pakistani programmer named Basit Farooq Alvi, who wrote a boot sector virus that infected floppy disks.

The world's first website was created in 1991 by Tim Berners-Lee, who also invented the World Wide Web.

The programming language Python is named after the Monty Python comedy group, not the snake.

The world's first computer mouse was invented by Douglas Engelbart in 1964 and was made of wood.

The term "spam" in email originated from a Monty Python sketch where a group of Vikings sing a song about Spam.

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