Pascal
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named in honor of the French mathematician and philosopher “Blaise Pascal”

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Computing » Programming & Development 
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Worldwide 
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What does Pascal mean?
Pascal is a general purpose, highlevel procedural programming language developed by Niklaus Wirth. It is named after the French mathematician, scientist and philosopher Blaise Pascal, in honor of his contributions to construct the first mechanical calculator called Pascaline (Arithmetic Machine) in 1642.