Made by John G. Kemeny and Thomas E. Kurtz in 1964

  • Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
  • A family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages
  • Designed for ease of use
  • This interpreted language developed during the 60’s became very popular along with early personal computers. In fact, a version was developed by college student Bill Gates and became Microsoft’s first product.
  • Predecessor for many languages
  • Used to teach students about programming concepts.
  • Refrences