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STL of C++

Alexander Stepanov came up the idea of STL back to the days of USSR...

http://www.stlport.org/resources/StepanovUSA.html#

GNU AWK

Arnold Robbins has been the primary hacker of GNU AWK since 1994.

http://www.skeeve.com/awk-sys-prog.html

Ninja Build

The Success and Failure of Ninja http://neugierig.org/software/blog/2020/05/ninja.html

Ninja is designed to be the assembly of build systems. It is widely used by CMake, Meson and Chrome.

Standard ML

The History of Standard ML by David MacQueen, Robert Harper, John Reppy https://smlfamily.github.io/history/SML-history.pdf

Robert Harper http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~rwh/ is the original author of Standard ML.

Emacs

Evolution of Emacs Lisp by Stefan Monnier http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~monnier/hopl-4-emacs-lisp.pdf

Stefan Monnier https://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~monnier/ is one of the core members of emacs-devel.

Javascript

Brendan Eich -> JavaScript: the first 20 years https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3386327