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Author Howe, W. Gerry ♦ Wladawsky, Irving ♦ Hammer, Michael ♦ Kruskal, Vincent J.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Business application ♦ Data flow language ♦ Structured programming ♦ Design methodology ♦ Very high level language ♦ Format specification ♦ Modular programming ♦ Business data processing ♦ Nonprocedural language
Abstract Application development today is too labor-intensive. In recent years, very high-level languages have been increasingly explored as a solution to this problem. The Business Definition Language (BDL) is such a language, one aimed at business data processing problems. The concepts in BDL mimic those which have evolved through the years in businesses using manual methods. This results in three different sublanguages or components: one for defining the business forms, one for describing the business organization, and one for writing calculations.
Description Affiliation: IBM Thomas G. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY (Hammer, Michael; Howe, W. Gerry; Kruskal, Vincent J.; Wladawsky, Irving)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 20
Issue Number 11
Page Count 9
Starting Page 832
Ending Page 840


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Source: ACM Digital Library