Smalltalk Creator Wins Nobel Prize of Computing

Smalltalk Creator Wins ‘Nobel Prize’ of Computing – Dr. Alan Kay will receive the “Nobel Prize of Computing” in a ceremony in June, as well as $100,000, for his pioneering work on Smalltalk, the first complete dynamic object-oriented programming (OOP) language. Today, the language is credited as the model for C++ (define) and Java; Kay is considered the first to coin the phrase “object-oriented.”

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