Artifact Details

Title

Dr. Dobb's journal of computer calisthenics & orthodontia; Dr. Dobb's journal; Dr. Dobb's journal of software tools

Document Titles

Dr. Dobb's Journal

Document Titles

Dr. Dobb's Journal : the world of software development

Document Titles

Dr. Dobb's journal of computer calisthenics & orthodontia; Dr. Dobb's journal; Dr. Dobb's journal of software tools

Document Titles

Dr. Dobb's Journal of Software Tools

Document Titles

Dr. Dobb's Journal of Tiny BASIC Calisthenics & Orthodontia

Catalog Number

102660981

Type

Text

Date

1976-2008

Publisher

People's Computer Company; M&T Publishing; Miller Freeman; CMP; Hayden

Description

`Dates: 1976-01 - 2008-01
Historically important newsletter/magazine for programmers, through multiple ownership transitions. It ceased publication in Feb 2009 with issue #417. Original title from Jan. 1976 was "Dr. Dobb's Journal of Computer Calisthenics & Orthodontia" (although a second cover on page 3 bore the title "Dr. Dobb's Journal of Tiny BASIC Calisthenics & Orthodontia"). Title shortened to "Dr. Dobb's Journal" in July 1981; lengthed to "Dr. Dobb's Journal of Software Tools" in Jan. 1986; shortened again to "Dr. Dobb's Journal" in Feb. 1989; lengthened again to "Dr. Dobb's Journal : the World of Software Development" in June 2006.
Musuem has most issues, including the rare premiere issue (Jan 1976); a few special issues, listed in separate records; and two bound editions: "Dr. Dobb's Journal of Computer Calisthenics and Orthodontia," Vol. 1, #1 (1976) - Vol. 6, #62 (1981), and "Dr. Dobb's Journal : Software Tools," Vol. 11, #111 (1986) - Vol. 12, #134 (1987). Issues are from lots #X4578.2008, X3451.2006, X6408.2012, & X6422.2012.
Inventory:
1976 - 1992: complete
;
1993: missing #205 (special issue?);
1994: missing#218, 221, 223, and 225 (special issues?);
1995: missing #238-242 (special issues?);
1996-1997: missing #255-260 and #273-280 (special issues?)
1998: missing #294 (special issue)
1999: missing Aug. #302 and #307 (special issue?);
2000 - 2004: complete
2005: Missing Dec. #379;
2006: Missing Jan. #380;
2007: Missing Nov. #402;
2008: Jan #404; missing Feb #405 through Feb 2009 #417 (final issue)

Category

Periodical

Credit

Gift of Jim Warren

Lot Number

X2595.2004