Every February, the United States of America and Canada recognizes African Americans and their contribution to North American culture. The United Kingdom recognizes Black History Month in October.
The African American culture has made great strides in professional, economic, and artistic fields and has made several contributions to society that has lasted the test of time. It is important to iGenii to recognize this amazing month long holiday by highlighting African Americans in Information Technology.
John Henry Thompson is a famous computer programmer responsible for inventing Macromedia Director Lingo scripting language. This scripting language incorporates programming and graphic formats in order to create multi dimensional visual projects. This means, his language mixed coding and images so that the final projects were a combination of visual art and computer programming.
He has made a huge contribution to the world of computer technology as we know it!