Language peer sets for IDL:
Designed 1987 ↑
1980s languages ↑
Late Cold War↑
Interface Definition Language
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Country: United States
Interface Definition Language.
Project DOE, SunSoft, Inc.
Part of an effort to integrate distributed object technology into the Solaris OS. IDL provides the standard interface between objects, and is the base mechanism for object interaction.
David Lamb, (1987) David Lamb, "IDL: sharing intermediate representations",
ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems, 9(3) 1987
Nestor, J. (1989) Nestor, J. R. (1989). IDL : the language and its implementation. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall.
Snodgrass, R. (1989) Snodgrass, R. and K. P. Shannon (1989). The interface description language : definition and use. Rockville, MD, Computer Science Press.
Gudgin, M. (2000) Gudgin, M. Essential IDL : interface design for COM. Boston, MA, Addison-Wesley 2000
Gumley, L. (2002) Gumley, L. E. Practical IDL programming : creating effective data analysis and visualization applications. San Diego, Morgan Kaufmann 2002
(2002) Library of Congress Subject Headings I194