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Language peer sets for DRAGOON:
United Kingdom
United Kingdom/1989
Designed 1989
1980s languages
Fifth generation
Late Cold War


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Country: United Kingdom
Designed 1989
Published: 1989
Sammet category: Multi-purpose

a distributed, concurrent, OO ADA-based language developed in the Esprit DRAGOON Project by Colin Atkinson at the Imperial College in 1989. DRAGOON supports OOP for embeddable systems and is presently implemented as an ADA preprocessor.

Colin Atkinson, Imperial College 1989.

Ada-based language, bringing object-oriented programming to embeddable systems. Presently implemented as an Ada preprocessor.

Related languages
Ada 83 DRAGOON   Extension of

  • DiMaio, Andrea, et al. (1989) DiMaio, Andrea, et al. "DRAGOON: an Ada-based object-oriented langauge for concurrent, real-time, distributed systems". Proc. Ada-Europe Int'l Conf., June 1989, Camb. Univ. Press, Camb., UK, 1989.
  • S. Genolini, A. Di Maio, M. De Michele (1990) S. Genolini, A. Di Maio, M. De Michele "DRAGOON and Ada: the wedding of the nineties" Proceedings of the seventh Washington Ada symposium on Ada July 1990 DOI
  • Atkinson, C. (1991) Atkinson, C. "Object-Oriented Reuse, Concurrency and Distribution: An Ada-Based Approach", A-W 1991 Abstract
  • Baker, Henry G. (1991) Baker, Henry G. "Object-Oriented Programming in Ada83 - Genericity Rehabilitated" Nimble Computer Corporation, 1991 Extract: DRAGOON
  • Holloway, C. Michael (1992) Holloway, C. Michael "The Syntax of DRAGOON: Evaluation and Recommendations" NASA TM-4385 July 1992 Abstract
  • Philippsen, Michael (2000) Philippsen, Michael "A survey of concurrent object-oriented languages" pp917-980
          in (2000) Concurrency: Practice and Experience 2000 v12
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