Facts about software engineering in northern Europe
Object oriented programming
was invented in Norway by Ole-Johan Dahl
and Kristen Nygaard in the 1960s. OOP has become
the mainstream way of developing modern software.
was made by Bjarne Stroustrup from Denmark in 1979.
C++ is one of the most famous programming languages
and is the ancestor of highly popular languages such
as Java and C#.
was made by Linus Torvalds from Finland in 1991.
The operating system Linux is used everywhere from coffee machines
and internet modems to laptops and supercomputers.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
was invented by Håkon Wium Lie from Norway in 1994.
CSS is used to describe the look and formatting of web pages.
was made in Sweden in 1996 by David Axmark and
Michael Widenius. MySQL is the world's most popular
open source database software.
«There are only 10 types of people in the world:
Those who understand binary, and those who don't.»