BASIC Turns 40

APNews reports:

10 PRINT "In 1963 two Dartmouth College math professors had a radical"

20 PRINT "idea - create a computer language muscular enough to harness"
30 PRINT "the power of the period's computers, yet simple enough that even"
40 PRINT "the school's janitors could use it."
50 END

I remember learning BASIC back in elementary school; I had no idea the language was that old, though…

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