|Statement||edited by Richard L. Wexelblat.|
|Series||ACM monograph series, ACM monograph series.|
|Contributions||Wexelblat, Richard L.|
|LC Classifications||QA76.7 .H56 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 758 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||758|
|LC Control Number||80024132|
The papers and presentations from the ACM's conferences on the History of Programming Languages. The first was interesting mostly for the historical descriptions of how the languages were created. The second was fascinating because the philosophies behind the languages were so different/5. History of Programming Languages presents information pertinent to the technical aspects of the language design and creation. This book provides an understanding of the processes of language design as related to the environment in which languages are developed and the knowledge base available to the zed into 14 sections encompassing 77 chapters, this book . Drawn from the ACM/SIGPLAN Second History of Programming Languages Conference, this volume, like the earlier book from the first such conference (HOPL), conveys the motivations of the language designers, and the reasons why they rejected existing languages and created new ones. The book relates the processes by which different languages evolved 5/5(2). History of Programming Languages CS Programming Languages. Vladimir Vacic, University of California at Riverside 2 Topics: Historical overview of features introduced by various programming languages Code examples Family tree of programming languages Programming languages .
Reviewer: Kathleen H. V. Booth In , a conference on the history of programming languages was held in Cambridge, MA, under the auspices of the ACM. This was a sucessor to the first conference in , so presuming an arithmetical progression, the next will be in , by which time the dreaded end-of-century date foul-up will be history too. Yes - there is one great book that covers from the beginning up to Go To: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists, and Iconoclasts-- the Programmers Who Created the Software Revolution: Stev. A History of Computer Programming Languages. Ever since the invention of Charles Babbage’s difference engine in , computers have required a means of instructing them to perform a specific task. This means is known as a programming language. Machines and humans “think” very differently, so programming languages are necessary to bridge that gap. The first computer programming language was created in , when a woman named Ada Lovelace worked with Charles Babbage on his very early mechanical computer, the Analytical Engine.
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