Early Programming Books
paul at mcjones.org
Sun Jun 20 20:37:52 CDT 2021
1955: An Introduction to Automatic Computers (Ned Chapin <https://www.csueastbay.edu/oaa/files/docs/memorial/memorialchapin.pdf>)
I have the second edition — copyright 1963. Chapter 8 is “Elements of Programming” with a fully-worked out assembly language example for a hypothetical machine.
> Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:43:58 -0400
> From: "Paul Birkel" <pbirkel at gmail.com <mailto:pbirkel at gmail.com>>
> I know of two early computer (in the stored program sense) programming
> 1951: Preparation of Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer
> (Wilkes, Wheeler, & Gill)
> 1957: Digital Computer Programming (McCracken)
> What others were published prior to the McCracken text?
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