Ada Lovelace Day 2017

Last Updated on 25th August 2022 by Jan Lamb

Celebrate a British ‘Programming’ Hero

Ada Lovelace Day

The second Tuesday of October (Ada Lovelace Day 2017) sees the celebration of women’s achievements in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

Augusta Ada King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace is known for her work on Babbage’s Analytical Engine. By taking maths beyond calculations to create algorithms to run on general machines. To coin a phrase “One of the first computer programmers

Ada is a structured high-level programming language designed in the late seventies and takes its name from the countess.

ASGs are used to provide a visual representation of the program units (packages, tasks and subprograms) in an Ada software system. You can draw these in Cradle, and of course link them to other Cradle components from requirements to tests.

example ASG
Ada Structure Graph (ASG)

To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2017 why not  search for “Ada Programming Language”  or draw an ASG! For more information on ASGs see the Cradle help.