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Language peer sets for WEB:
United States
United States/1984
Designed 1984
1980s languages
Fourth generation
Late Cold War
Specialised Languages
Specialised Languages/1984
Specialised Languages/us


Self-documenting code language 

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Country: United States
Designed 1984
Published: 1984
Sammet category: Specialised Languages

Knuth's self-documenting brand of programming, with algorithms and documentation intermixed in one file. They can be separated using Weave and Tangle.

Versions exist for Pascal, C etc. Spiderweb can be used to create versions for other languages

  • Bond, W. (1972) Bond, W. D. and E. S. Davidson (1972). Realization of the WEB language. Urbana,, Dept. of Computer Science University of Illinois.
  • Knuth, D.E. (1984) Knuth, D.E. "Literate Programming", pp97-111
          in (1984) The Computer Journal 27(2) May 1984
  • Sewell, W. (1989) Sewell, W. (1989). Weaving a program : literate programming in WEB. New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold.
          in (1984) The Computer Journal 27(2) May 1984
  • (2002) Library of Congress Subject Headings W24
          in (1984) The Computer Journal 27(2) May 1984
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