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The Resource Go to : the story of the math majors, bridge players, engineers, chess wizards, maverick scientists, and iconoclasts, the programmers who created the software revolution, Steve Lohr

Go to : the story of the math majors, bridge players, engineers, chess wizards, maverick scientists, and iconoclasts, the programmers who created the software revolution, Steve Lohr

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Go to : the story of the math majors, bridge players, engineers, chess wizards, maverick scientists, and iconoclasts, the programmers who created the software revolution
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the story of the math majors, bridge players, engineers, chess wizards, maverick scientists, and iconoclasts, the programmers who created the software revolution
Statement of responsibility
Steve Lohr
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the scientific research, technological innovations, and personalities who created the software revolution and explores the impact of these accoomplishments on the development of computers and programming
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DPL
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Lohr, Steve
Dewey number
005.1
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.6
LC item number
.L62 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Computer programming
  • Computer programmers
  • Software engineering
  • Computer software
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Go to : the story of the math majors, bridge players, engineers, chess wizards, maverick scientists, and iconoclasts, the programmers who created the software revolution, Steve Lohr
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-242) and index
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
Introduction : the rise of software and the programming art -- FORTRAN : the early "turning point" -- The hard lessons of the sixties : from exuberance to the realities of COBOL and the IBM 360 project -- Breaking big iron's grip : Unix and C -- Programming for the millions : the BASIC story from Dartmouth to Visual Basic -- The European influence : from Algol to Pascal to C++ -- A computer of my own : the beginning of the PC industry and the story of Word -- Computing for the masses : the long road to "Gooey" and the Macintosh -- Programming for everyman : just let the users do it -- Java : the messy birth of a new language -- There has to be a better way : Apache and the Open Source Movement
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ocm48197889
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 250 pages
Isbn
9780465042258
Lccn
2001275993
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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  • (Sirsi) o48197889
  • (OCoLC)48197889
Label
Go to : the story of the math majors, bridge players, engineers, chess wizards, maverick scientists, and iconoclasts, the programmers who created the software revolution, Steve Lohr
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-242) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the rise of software and the programming art -- FORTRAN : the early "turning point" -- The hard lessons of the sixties : from exuberance to the realities of COBOL and the IBM 360 project -- Breaking big iron's grip : Unix and C -- Programming for the millions : the BASIC story from Dartmouth to Visual Basic -- The European influence : from Algol to Pascal to C++ -- A computer of my own : the beginning of the PC industry and the story of Word -- Computing for the masses : the long road to "Gooey" and the Macintosh -- Programming for everyman : just let the users do it -- Java : the messy birth of a new language -- There has to be a better way : Apache and the Open Source Movement
Control code
ocm48197889
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 250 pages
Isbn
9780465042258
Lccn
2001275993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48197889
  • (OCoLC)48197889

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