From goto-less to structured programming: the legacy of Edger W. Dijkstra

@article{Chen2002FromGT,
  title={From goto-less to structured programming: the legacy of Edger W. Dijkstra},
  author={Peter P. Chen},
  journal={IEEE Software},
  year={2002},
  volume={19},
  pages={21-21}
}
  • Peter P. Chen
  • Published 2002
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Software
  • D id you know that Edsger Dijkstra just passed away? " When I first heard the news, I was shocked. " How could this happen?! " I asked myself. Last year (but it seemed just yesterday) when Edsger and I sat together on a small bus leaving the Software Pioneers Conference in downtown Bonn, Germany, to return to our hilltop hotel, he looked healthy. On that bus ride, we discussed the interesting difficulties he had faced early on in his career. Although he had run into obstacles, he could now… CONTINUE READING
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