Topics in History and Comparing Programming Languages
by Dennie Van Tassel
Publisher: Gavilan College 2014
Number of pages: 203
This website contains files on the history of computer programming language statements. The files compare programming language statements in several different languages tracing the statement from early languages to present languages.
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