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The Handbook of Programming Languages (HPL): Imperative Programming… (original 1998; edition 1998)
by Peter Salus, Peter H. Salus (Editor)
The Handbook of Programming Languages (HPL): Imperative Programming Languages by Peter Salus (1998)
Volume II of The Handbook of Programming Languages covers four important Imperative Languages: FORTRAN 95, C, Turbo Pascal, and Icon. FORTRAN was the first of the major programming languages; Wait Brainerd, has been active where FORTRAN 77, FORTRAN 90 and, now, FORTRAN 95 are concerned This volume also features an essay on its history and development of C by its creator, Dennis Ritchie. Computing pioneer Ralph Griswold, the creator of Icon, has contributed a foundation for both the philosophy behind and the use of the language. Ron Cytron writes a unique essay on Intermediate Languages and Series Editor-in-Chief, Peter H. Salus provides a foreword on the development of computer languages. The material about the languages themselves will enable the reader to evaluate which is most suitable for the task at hand.-- Wait Brainerd on FORTRAN-- Dennis Ritchie, creator of C-- Steve Summitt's work on programming in C-- Glenn Grotzinger on Turbo Pascal-- Ralph Griswold, creator of Icon
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