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Early planning software

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Peter Holroyd
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As anybody got information on the early (1960's) planning software, programming language used and machines used to run them and main players?

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Peter Holroyd
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Patrick,

a quick look at the literature 

Programmimg Languages between 1950 and 1970

1957 Fortran

1958 Algol

1959 Cobol

1964 Basic

1970 Pascal

Main frame computers

1960 PDP - 1 DEC

1961 IBM 7000 series start

1961 IBM 1400 series start

But who programmed what PC Applications on which machines?

Peter

Patrick Weaver
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Hi Peter,

Some useful resources are at: https://mosaicprojects.com.au/PMKI-ZSY-020.php

There would be some merit in tabulating the software and systems, but I'm not sure how vaiable this is - happy to contribute. 

Santosh Bhat
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Raph Dua and Pat Weaver would be good to contact for information about this.