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Cobol's grandmother

Grace Murray Hopper was the first in the world to create a compiler, it was in the team that developed the Eniac, the first digital computer in the world, her studies gave life to the Cobol programming language, of which she considered her grandmother, not only. she who invented the word Bug to indicate a defect (…)

Grace Murray Hopper was the first in the world to create a compiler, it was in the team that I developedEniac, the first digital computer in the world, its studies have given life to the Cobol programming language, of which the grandmother is considered, not only. she who invented the word Bug to indicate a flaw in the software. Grace, born in New York in 1906, was a Hacker, in the purest sense of the word: as a child she used to dismantle pendulum clocks to understand how it works and create games with a mechanical kit. He graduated in mathematics and teaches it, in the second world war he enlisted as a naval volunteer named WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service). Become the third computer programmer Mark I a super computer of the time to calculate the missile trajectory. Creates the first compiler in the world the A-0 system in 1952, which becomes a commercial product (Flow-Matic) in 1955 which becomes the model for the development of Cobol. Grace Murray Hopper said: Women end up being really good programmers for a particular reason. They are used to getting things done, while men don't do it very often. He died in 1992

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