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B (programming language)

Index B (programming language)

B is a programming language developed at Bell Labs circa 1969. [1]

27 relations: AberMUD, ALGOL 58, BCPL, Bell Labs, Bon, Bootstrapping, C (programming language), C file input/output, Dc (computer program), Dennis Ritchie, Digital Equipment Corporation, Embedded system, GE-600 series, General Comprehensive Operating System, Heinz Rutishauser, Honeywell, Ken Thompson, Multics, PDP-11, PDP-7, PL/I, Reference (computer science), Threaded code, TMG (language), Unix, Word (computer architecture), Yacc.


AberMUD was the first popular open source MUD.

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ALGOL 58, originally known as IAL, is one of the family of ALGOL computer programming languages.

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BCPL ("Basic Combined Programming Language"; or 'Before C Programming Language' (a common humorous backronym)) is a procedural, imperative, and structured computer programming language.

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Bell Labs

Nokia Bell Labs (formerly named AT&T Bell Laboratories, Bell Telephone Laboratories and Bell Labs) is an American research and scientific development company, owned by Finnish company Nokia.

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Bon, also spelled Bön, is a Tibetan religion, which self-identifies as distinct from Tibetan Buddhism, although it shares the same overall teachings and terminology.

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In general, bootstrapping usually refers to a self-starting process that is supposed to proceed without external input.

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C (programming language)

C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.

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C file input/output

The C programming language provides many standard library functions for file input and output.

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Dc (computer program)

dc (desk calculator) is a cross-platform reverse-polish calculator which supports arbitrary-precision arithmetic.

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Dennis Ritchie

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie (September 9, 1941 – October 12, 2011) was an American computer scientist.

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Digital Equipment Corporation

Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC and using the trademark Digital, was a major American company in the computer industry from the 1950s to the 1990s.

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Embedded system

An embedded system is a computer system with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system, often with real-time computing constraints.

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GE-600 series

The GE-600 series was a family of 36-bit mainframe computers originating in the 1960s, built by General Electric (GE).

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General Comprehensive Operating System

General Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS,; originally GECOS, General Electric Comprehensive Operating Supervisor) is a family of operating systems oriented toward mainframe computers.

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Heinz Rutishauser

Heinz Rutishauser (30 January 1918 – 10 November 1970) was a Swiss mathematician and a pioneer of modern numerical mathematics and computer science.

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Honeywell International Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.

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Ken Thompson

Kenneth Lane "Ken" Thompson (born February 4, 1943), commonly referred to as ken in hacker circles, is an American pioneer of computer science.

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Multics (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service) is an influential early time-sharing operating system, based around the concept of a single-level memory.

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The PDP-11 is a series of 16-bit minicomputers sold by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) from 1970 into the 1990s, one of a succession of products in the PDP series.

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The PDP-7 was a minicomputer produced by Digital Equipment Corporation as part of the PDP series.

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PL/I (Programming Language One, pronounced) is a procedural, imperative computer programming language designed for scientific, engineering, business and system programming uses.

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Reference (computer science)

In computer science, a reference is a value that enables a program to indirectly access a particular datum, such as a variable's value or a record, in the computer's memory or in some other storage device.

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Threaded code

In computer science, the term threaded code refers to a programming technique where the code has a form that essentially consists entirely of calls to subroutines.

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TMG (language)

TMG (TransMoGrifier) is a compiler-compiler created by and presented in 1968, and implemented by Douglas McIlroy.

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Unix (trademarked as UNIX) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, development starting in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.

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Word (computer architecture)

In computing, a word is the natural unit of data used by a particular processor design.

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Yacc (Yet Another Compiler-Compiler) is a computer program for the Unix operating system developed by Stephen C. Johnson.

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