Computer programming has NOT advanced in ~60 years!
The last major advance in computer programming was object-oriented programming, introduced or formalized by the programming language SIMULA. But that was back in 1962. (ALGOL-68 is notable by influencing almost every PL since 1968.)
Now in 2019, computer programming has not advanced, not fundamentally. Software is still written primarily in SIMULA-influenced C++ which itself is ~40 years. Object-oriented syntax of C++ facilitated developing programs more complex than could be written in older PLs -- for a while -- now programs have become far more complex than C++ can abstract.
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