Pascal Programming Language
Pascal is a high-level programming language that was developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s by Niklaus Wirth. It was named after the French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal. Pascal was designed to be a simple and efficient language for teaching programming and for developing reliable and efficient software.
Pascal has a strong static typing system, which means that variables must be declared with their types before they can be used. It also supports structured programming constructs such as loops, conditionals, and subroutines. Pascal was widely used in the 1970s and 1980s, particularly in academic settings, and it influenced the development of other programming languages such as Ada and Modula-2.
Pascal has been less commonly used in recent years, as other languages like C, C++, and Java have become more popular. However, there are still some applications and environments where Pascal is used, particularly in legacy systems and in educational settings.
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