|Title||History of Stata|
|Author|| William W. Gould, StataCorp
Nicholas J. Cox, Durham University
|Date||April 2006; updated February 2016|
Stata 1.0 was officially released in January 1985. Subsequent releases are shown below.
For a more detailed history of Stata, check out Thirty Years with Stata: A Retrospective (published July 2015).
|14.1||October 2015||(free downloadable update)|
|13.1||October 2013||(free downloadable update)|
|12.1||January 2012||(free downloadable update)|
|11.2||March 2011||(free downloadable update)|
|11.1||June 2010||(free downloadable update)|
|10.1||August 2008||(free downloadable update)|
|9.2||April 2006||(free downloadable update)|
|9.1||September 2005||(free downloadable update)|
|8.2||October 2003||(free downloadable update)|
|8.1||July 2003||(free downloadable update)|
A more detailed account of the history of Stata will be found in Stata Journal, volume 5, number 1 (2005). This special issue includes a capsule account by Nicholas J. Cox with detailed tables of events, key persons, users’ meetings, etc.; the transcript of an interview of William Gould by H. Joseph Newton; and recollections of several Stata users especially active in the early years.