(1811-1852) The daughter of Lord Byron, who became the world’s first programmer while cooperating with Charles Babbage on the design of his mechanical computing engines in the mid-1800s.
The language Ada was named after her.
[“Ada, Enchantress of Numbers Prophit of the Computer Age”, Betty Alexandra Toole (http://well.com/user/adatoole)].
It also harkened back to ada lovelace, who asserted that machines would be able to do almost anything, except think on their own.
You Can Look It Up: The Wikipedia Story Walter Isaacson October 18, 2014
- Ada programming support environment
ada programming support environment tool, project (APSE) A program or set of programs to support software development in the Ada language. [Examples?] (1997-06-30)
- Ada semantic interface specification
ada semantic interface specification language (ASIS) An intermediate representation for Ada. E-mail: . See also Diana. (1995-02-15)
- Ada software repository
ada software repository language A collection of Ada programs? (http://wuarchive.wustl.edu/languages/ada/asr/). (1995-01-06)
ada-o language An Ada subset developed at the University of Karlsruhe in 1979, used for compiler bootstrapping. It lacks overloading, derived types, real numbers, tasks and generics. [“Revised Ada-O Reference Manual”, G. Persch et al, U Karlsruhe, Inst fur Infor II, Bericht Nr 9/81]. (1995-02-14)