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Programming languages - history and fundamentals
  • J. Sammet
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Prentice-Hall series in automatic computation
  • 1 June 1969
We may not be able to make you love reading, but programming languages history and fundamentals will lead you to love reading starting from now. Book is the window to open the new world. The worldExpand
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The early history of COBOL
This paper discusses the early history of COBOL, starting with the May 1959 meeting in the Pentagon which established the Short Range Committee which defined the initial version of COBOL, andExpand
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Software psychology: human factors in computer and information systems
This book should be either read carefully, or at least skimmed, by almost all programmers, programming managers, and any people concerned with the realities of software and software systems. TheExpand
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The use of English as a programming language
The purpose of this talk is to make a personal plea, backed up by some practical comments, for the use of English or anyone else's natural language as a programming language. This seems to be aExpand
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An information algebra: phase 1 report—language structure group of the CODASYL development committee
This report represents the results of the first phase of the work of the Language Structure Group. The goal of this work is to arrive at a proper structure for a machine-independent problem-definingExpand
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Roster of programming languages
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Roster of programming languages for 1976-77
This roster contains a list of currently existing high-level languages which (a) have been develcped or reported in the United States; (b) have been implemented on at least one general-purposeExpand
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Programming languages: history and future
This paper discusses both the history and future of programming languages ( = higher level languages). Some of the difficulties in writing such a history are indicated. A key part of the paper is aExpand
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FORMAC an experimental formula manipulation Compiler
FORMAC, (FORmula MAnipulation Compiler), is an experimental programming system which can assist scientists in the manipulation of mathematical expressions. It is an extension of FORTRAN IV, thusExpand
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