Artifact Details

Title

Conversational Programming System (CPS) development

Catalog Number

102773382

Type

Text

Date

1965-1966

Author

DesJardins, Paul R.

Publisher

International Business Machines (IBM); Allen-Babcock Computing, Inc.

Description

These folders contain material related to Allen-Babcock's IBM-contracted development of CPS, which was a subset and extension of PL/I. Material includes reports describing the language, project proposals, handwritten notes and charts, program listings, an IBM manual on microprogramming for the System/360-30, drafts of reports with handwritten edits, and the contents of a design notebook. Also included is a biographical sketch of DesJardins that accompanies his project report on programming for the IBM System/360-50 for an ACM workshop on microprogramming.

Category

Notebooks; Manual; Correspondence; Technical Paper or Note; Specifications; Program Listing

Collection Title

Paul R. DesJardins collection

Series Title

Allen-Babcock Computing RUSH records

Credit

Gift of Al Kossow

Lot Number

X4578.2008