McGraw-Hill NY 1969, 336 pages, index, diagrams and photographs.
Condition: Very Good hardcover, mustardyellow boards with 2 black stamped circles & gold thread graphic on front cover to represent computer science emblem. No dustjacket. Binding is sound, pages clean.
Categories: 1960's computers and computing, Computer Science, Computers and Society, General Histories and References, Hardware, Human-Computer Interaction, Programming and Programming Languages, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming
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Item DescriptionIntrod. to PL/I Programming. Includes Sections -- A sense of history -- early beginnings, theantikythera devices, Pascal and Leibniz, Charles Babbage, difference engine, Jacquard loom, analytical engine; punched-card machines, Harvard Mark I, the Eniac, John von Neumann, Univac, other commercial machines, Modern computing systems (circa 1969);
The Computer and Its Language; Algorithms, Procedural Languages and Software; Computing, its impact and uses; Basic Elements of PL/I; PL/I Data, attributes and operations; Do Statements, Arrays and Structures; PL/I Program Structure, blocks and procedures; PL/I input-output; Error Control and Debugging; Programming and the efficiency of Programs; Number representations and more.