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Slow Eddie wrote:
When did computer programs become "Apps", and when did programmers become developers?


Probably when programs started to have user interfaces and started to do more meaningful things for society in general than calculating ballistic missile trajectories. And it probably had to do with marketing as well, where "applications", or "apps", was a perceived as a friendlier, or new-shiny term.

As to developers - again, when programmers started to change roles from toggle switching, punch card coding, to actually developing interactive applications (notice the switch in terminology) that involved additional knowledge domains like user interfaces, databases, etc., a new-shiny term needed to be coined for the thinning of expertise in one domain into multiple domains. Not to mention that "programmers" classically had one or more degrees in various fields and nowadays a five year old with a Lego system can be a "developer." Laugh | :laugh:

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