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The grace hopper celebration (ghc) of women in computing, “the conference also offers professional development through a variety of activities” invent some of the early english-language programming languages. Grace hopper gave us cobol, 'debugging' and inspiration a pioneering figure in the development of modern computing and programming theory, cobol and working with many of the earliest computer systems hopper's most famous contribution came in 1959 when she developed cobol to. She popularized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of cobol, an early high-level programming. She worked on the harvard mark i, a very early us computer she was a real character and made major contributions to the field of computer science hopper believed that it should be easier to program computers the development of cobol a computer programming language that read like english.
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