John Henry Thompson developed a programming language that displays images – Lingo.
Lingo is a scripting language that displays visuals in computer programs. This is used to incorporate graphical formats such as BMP, AVI, JPEG, PNG in multi-media applications.
This work has helped combine art and tech in web design, animation, graphics and video games.
Art & PSHE&C: Find out about careers which use art and computing. Design a multimedia product incorporating a range of graphical formats. Try a drawing app or processing.js.
This work was supported by the Institute of Coding, which is supported by the Office for Students (OfS).