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Eniac Coding System

The ENIAC — Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer — is a coding system with no programming language, as modern languages were not yet conceived when it was created in the 1940s. Instead, it used physical patch cables and switches to route data through its circuits. Using the ENIAC involved physically manipulating the machine's settings for each calculation or sequence of operations. The concept of using higher-level languages like FORTRAN or COBOL had not been developed at that time. The manual process of programming this early computer took a lot of time and effort, making iterative development impractical by today's standards.

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