Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Show 003 - Fortran

Episode 003 of Next Without For, Fortran, is posted!

Direct Link to MP3:

Links from the episode:

The History of Fortran I, II, and III: John Backus - ACM SIGPLAN Notices, Vol. 13, No. 8, August 1978:

Wikipedia articles:
Fortran -
IBM 704 -

FORTRAN - the Pioneering Programming Language:

TIOBE Language Index:

Abstracting Away the Machine: The History of the Fortran Programming Language, Mark Jones Lorenzo, published 2019 -

The most comprehensive account of Fortran history in a single document:
Fortran IV Programming for Engineers and Scientists, Second Edition, by Paul W. Murrill & Cecil L. Smith, published 1973 -

Fortran 77: A Structured, Disciplined Style, by Gordon B. Davis and Thomas R. Hoffman -

Theory and Problems of Programming with Fortran Including Structured Fortran, Schaum’s Outline Series, by Seymour Lipschutz and Arthur Poe -

The Fortran I Compiler (PDF) -