Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - Pay What You Want for the Learn to Code Bundle, includes AngularJS, Python, HTML5, Ruby, and more. ×

Submission + - 2014 And Scientists Still Using FORTRAN! (

InfoJunkie777 writes: When you go to any place where "cutting edge" scientific research is going on, strangely the computer language of choice is FORTRAN, the first computer language commonly used, invented in the 1950's. Meaning FORmula TRANslation, no language since has been able to match its speed. But three new contenders are explored here in the article. Your thoughts Slashdotters?
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

2014 And Scientists Still Using FORTRAN!

Comments Filter:

The shortest distance between two points is under construction. -- Noelie Alito