Group of programmers launched the first ever Bangla programming language.On Saturday, in Dhaka, Potaka was formally launched at an event hosted by the IT firm Joomshaper,
Currently, the language is in Beta version 1.0. Created by Ikrum Hossain, a software engineer.
At the launching event, he talked about the difficulties he faced while learning how to program, which inspired him to make Potaka
"Programmers like Osman Goni Nahid and Rakib Hasan Amiyo played a vital role in the developement of Potaka", said Ikrum.
"Not understanding proficient English is a big reason why many shy away from programming".