Prentice-Hall NJ, 1986, first edition; 500 pages, index, dual red and black typeface throughout for emphasis.
Condition: Very Good large thick hardcover inVery Good dustjacket. Binding is sound and secure, pages clean, unmarked.
Keywords: fourth-generation computers, fourth generation computer languages, programming languages in the 1980s, 4GLs, ADS/ONLINE, Application Factory, Datatrieve, Focus programming language, history of programming languages, tutorial on vintage programming
Categories: 1980's computers and computing, Computer Science, Computers and Society, Databooks, Handbooks, Manuals, IBM, General Histories and References, Human-Computer Interaction, Microcomputers, Minicomputers, Programming and Programming Languages, Assembly and Machine Language, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Word Processing, Data Processing
See all items by James Martin
Item DescriptionEach chapter is divided into two parts, Perspective and Tutorial; an overview of the product and its role in the marketplace, and describes how a user employs the language in application development.
Covers the following 4GLs -- ADS/ONLINE; Application Factory; Datatrieve; Focus
Ideal; Intellect; Mantis; Mimer; Natural; Nomad2; Ramis II; System W; Use-It.