ALGOL-GENIUS An Early Success for High-level Languages

  title={ALGOL-GENIUS An Early Success for High-level Languages},
  author={Bengt Asker},
Algol-Genius, an Algol 60 implementation with features from COBOL, was the brainchild of Börje Langefors. In 1964, assembler was the dominant programming language, but Algol-Genius broke that trend among Datasaab D21 customers. Algol-Genius programs were still in production in the late nineties.