The Old Coding Languages That Refuse to Die

Nine programming languages from as far back as the 1950s that are still in use today
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How to Choose a Computer Coding Language

Programming languages definitely go out of style, but they rarely die. They can linger long past their heyday, because like a train conductor's ticket punch, they fill a niche better than any higher-tech replacement could. For developers working with old programs, maintaining the beast can be a far better choice than rewriting everything. Here are nine languages from as far back as the 1950s that are still in use today:

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