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IDI's PL/I Curriculum
"If I had to choose a programming language for a single large
super-critical project, I'd still choose PL/I"
Conrad Weisert, September, 1998.
At the turn of the century PL/I is much more than a legacy language
for maintaining old systems. With the recent language enhancements,
it's an excellent choice for developing modern applications on most platforms,
Conrad Weisert, an early contributor to the design of PL/I, shares his unique
insights into the power and elegance of this tool.
- Has the King Returned? ACM SIGPLAN Notices,
April, 1993. A comment on the significance of IBM's new (1993) PL/I products.
- Let's Recode Our C Programs in PL/I
The PL/I Connection,
IBM Santa Teresa Laboratory, December, 1995.
- Using Preprocessor Procedures to Rearrange Code
and Simplify Program Maintenance. The PL/I Connection, March, 1996.
Partial Course List
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The Opportunity of PL/I
Error and Exception Handling
Table-driven Programming in Everyday Applications
Text and String Manipulation for User-Friendly Programs
Exploiting Simple Macros to Simplify Programs
Advanced Macro (Preprocessor) Programming
Advanced Report Printing Techniques