This overview of programming languages, their history, current applications and future direction, is based on the proceedings of the second conference on the History of Programming Languages. The book looks at successful languages, as well as those which aren't so well known.
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This specially prepared work comprises a living archive of important programming languages, described by the people most instrumental in their creation and development. 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, in the words of the individuals active in the languages' development. Most important, participants share insights about influences and decisions, both on choices made, and on the many roads not taken. In the book's conclusion, distinguished historians of computing share views about preserving programming language history.
Fourteen chapters cover a broad range of languages in wide use today, as well as lesser known languages that made significant contributions to programming language evolution: C, C++, Smalltalk, Pascal, Ada, Prolog, Lisp, ALGOL 68, FORMAC, CLU, Icon, Forth, Monitors and Concurrent Pascal, and Discrete Simulation Languages. Prominent contributors to the book are Frederick Brooks, Alain Colmerauer, Richard Gabriel, Ralph Griswold, Per Brinch Hansen, Alan Kay, C.H. Lindsey, Barbara Liskov, Richard Nance, Elizabeth Rather, Dennis Ritchie, Jean Sammet, Guy Steels, Bjarne Stroustrup, William Whitaker, and Niklaus Wirth. Together, the conference contributors and the book's editors have put together a volume of interest to researchers, teachers, students, and computing professionals everywhere who are involved in the use or the development of programming languages today.
Editor Thomas J. (Tim) Bergin, a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the American University in Washington, D.C., edited Computer-Aided Software Engineering: Issues and Trends for the 1990s and Beyond (1993) and coauthored A Microcomputer Based Primer on Structural Behavior (1986).About Richard G. Gibson
Editor Richard G. (Rick) Gibson has taught a variety of programming languages around the globe. He serves on several editorial boards, including those of The Journal of Global Information Management, The Journal of Database Management, and The Journal of End-User Computing.
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