PL/I is an actively used programming language created in 1964.
- PL/I ranks in the top 10% of languages
- the PL/I wikipedia page
- PL/I first appeared in 1964
- See also: pl-m, xpl, pl-p, pl-c, cobol, fortran, algol, cms-2, sp-k, b, rexx, autocoder, comtran, george, multics, basic, pascal, daisy-systems, linux, hal-s, unix, java, c, isbn, doi
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Example code from Wikipedia:
/* Read in a line, which contains a string, /* and then print every subsequent line that contains that string. */ find_strings: procedure options (main); declare pattern character (100) varying; declare line character (100) varying; declare line_no fixed binary; on endfile (sysin) stop; get edit (pattern) (L); line_no = 1; do forever; get edit (line) (L); if index(line, pattern) > 0 then put skip list (line_no, line); line_no = line_no + 1; end; end find_strings;Edit
Last updated February 11th, 2019