The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer


The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer
Cover 2nd ed The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer.jpg
The cover of the second edition, 1957
AuthorMaurice Wilkes
David Wheeler
Stanley Gill
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SubjectComputer programming
PublisherAddison-Wesley
Publication date
1951
OCLC475783493

The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer (sometimes called WWG, after its authors' initials)[1] was the first book on computer programming.[2] Published in 1951, it was written by Maurice Wilkes, David Wheeler, and Stanley Gill of Cambridge University. The book was based on the authors' experiences constructing and using EDSAC, one of the first practical computers in the world.

  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference Campbell-Kelly2011 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  2. ^ Gregersen, Erik (Nov 25, 2020). "The Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer". Encyclopædia Britannica.

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