Thomas J., Jr Bergin,
G., Jr Gibson, Peter S. Gordon
" History of Programming Languages-II "
" Book News ", June 1, 1996
Proceedings of the April 1993 Second ACM SIGPLAN History of Programming Languages
Conference, containing presentations on 13 programming languages that have been in use for
at least 10 years, including ALGOL, APL, COBOL, JOVIAL, and SNOBOL, as well as a keynote
address on language design and discussion sessions.
Each chapter includes a transcript of
the presentation and the following question and answer session and remarks. This
comprehensive overview of programming languages, their history, current application, and
future direction, is based on the proceedings of the second conference on the History of
Programming Languages. Its contents include a summary of the HOPL conferences, plus
sections addressing successful programming languages by some of the most prominent names