NPL: highlights of a new programming language

@article{Radin1965NPLHO,
  title={NPL: highlights of a new programming language},
  author={George Radin and H. Paul Rogoway},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1965},
  volume={8},
  pages={9-17}
}
I~l October 1963, the Advanced Language Development /:ommittee ~ of the SHARE FORTILAN Project was formed and was charged by SHAIiE and by IBM t;o specify a programming language with t;he following goals: 1. To serve ~he needs of an unusuMly large group of programmers. In particular, the committee constantly attempted to encompass among its users the scientific, ~'ommerciM, real4ime and systems programmers arid to allow bogh the tmvice and t.he expert to find facilities at t~is own level. 2. To… 

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